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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s ANOTHER THIN MAN

Another Thin Man [1939] 1. He pauses from his highball to unlatch the trunk for her. 2. A pen full of babies. 3. She suddenly transforms into a tough-talking dame. 3 other things.

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3 things abut W.S. Van Dyke’s AFTER THE THIN MAN

After the Thin Man [1936] 1. “Are you packing?” “Yes. Just putting away this liquor.” He empties the glass in a swallow. 2. A rolled up carpet standing on its end in the hallway. 3. “I wanted to see you … Continue reading

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s THE THIN MAN

The Thin Man [1934] 1. “Hey, that’s my hat!” Nick wriggles it around like it’s a flapping bird and says, “Come and get it, while it’s hot.” 2. He takes a whiff of what’s under the concrete and shoos Asta … Continue reading

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s THE THIN MAN

The Thin Man [1934] 1. A wedding planned for the eve of New Year’s Eve. 2. “Well I do believe the little woman cares.” “I don’t care. It’s just I’m … used to you, that’s all.” 3. The frying pan … Continue reading

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s ANOTHER THIN MAN

Another Thin Man [1939] 1. Asta encounters a skunk. 2. Nick gracefully punches Phil Church in the face and says, “That’s to remind you not to dream about my family.” 3. At the West Indies Club, Nick orders Bacardi. But … Continue reading

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s THE THIN MAN

The Thin Man [1934] 1. She pours him a drink. He picks up the bottle instead. 2. “Send up a whole flock of sandwiches.” 3. He ditches the cigarette, pulls his sport coat around himself tighter to ward off the … Continue reading

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The Thin Man [1934] 1. Myrna Loy on Christmas morning in pyjamas and fur coat. 2. Nick : “The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking. Now a Manhattan you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx … Continue reading

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s AFTER THE THIN MAN

After the Thin Man [1936] 1. Nick: “I’m so hungry! Let’s go get something to drink.” 2. The polished, wooden parquet floor of the “Anderson” apartment. 3. Jimmy Stewart stuffing his fingers in his mouth.

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3 things about W.S. Van Dyke’s ANOTHER THIN MAN

Another Thin Man [1939] 1. Housekeeper, cheerfully: “The pool is on fire!” 2. Amazing dance number by René y Estela. 3. Nick Jr. sleeping in the bureau drawer.

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Shadow of the Thin Man [1941] 1. I want “Whitey” Barrows’ apartment from this movie. Andy is welcome to live across the hall. 2. When Stella Adler and William Powell are together, she always steals the scene. No small feat. … Continue reading

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