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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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