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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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Song of the Thin Man [1947] 1. “Give me my pipe, slippers and a beautiful woman … and you can keep the pipe and slippers.” 2. Earliest use (that I’ve seen) of the tracking shot that Spike Lee made famous: … Continue reading

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