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The Thin Man
Directed by:
W.S. Van Dyke

Released in the USA on May 25 of 1934, "The Thin Man" is a film directed by W.S. Van Dyke, and written by Dashiell Hammett (from the novel by), Frances Goodrich (screen play), and Albert Hackett (screen play) , starring William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell and Porter Hall.

Who directed "The Thin Man":

The Thin Man was directed by W.S. Van Dyke, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before The Thin Man, W.S. Van Dyke had directed Laughing Boy, released in 1934, Eskimo (1933), Penthouse (1933), The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933), Tarzan the Ape Man (1932), and Never the Twain Shall Meet (1931). Since, he directed Manhattan Melodrama, released in 1934, The Thin Man (1934), Hide-Out (1934), Forsaking All Others (1934), Naughty Marietta (1935), and Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935).

When was "The Thin Man" released:

The Thin Man was first released in the United States on Friday, May 25, 1934.. This was eighty-five (85) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, December 06, 1934 in France; Friday, January 31, 1969 in Germany; Thursday, January 24, 1935 in Italy and on Monday, July 29, 1935 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Thin Man":

At the casting of The Thin Man we find William Powell, previously seen in Fashions of 1934 (1934) and The Kennel Murder Case (1933); Myrna Loy (Men in White (1934), Night Flight (1933)); Maureen O'Sullivan (Tarzan and His Mate (1934), The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble (1933)) [ more... ]

  • Asta and William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Henry Wadsworth, William Henry, Harold Huber, Cesar Romero, Natalie Moorhead, Edward Brophy, Edward Ellis, Cyril Thornton also worked together in The Thin Man, released in 1934.
  • William Powell, Myrna Loy, Nat Pendleton and Asta have all also be seen in Another Thin Man, released in 1939.
  • Asta and William Powell, Myrna Loy, Edward Brophy also appeared together in The Thin Man Goes Home, released in 1944.
  • William Powell, Myrna Loy, Henry Wadsworth and Edward Brophy can also be seen in Evelyn Prentice, released in 1934.
  • William Powell, Maureen O'Sullivan and Cyril Thornton also appeared in The Emperor's Candlesticks, released in 1937.
  • Maureen O'Sullivan, Harold Huber and Edward Brophy also appeared together in Hide-Out, released in 1934.
  • William Powell, Myrna Loy and Nat Pendleton also appeared together in The Great Ziegfeld, released in 1936.
  • William Powell, Nat Pendleton and Harold Huber also appeared together in Reckless, released in 1935.
  • Nat Pendleton and William Powell, Myrna Loy can all be seen in Manhattan Melodrama, released in 1934.
  • William Powell, Myrna Loy and Asta also worked together in After the Thin Man, released in 1936.

What is the Storyline of "The Thin Man":

Nick Charles (Powell), a retired detective, and his wife Nora (Loy) are attempting to settle down when he is pressed back into service when a friend disappears after a murder. The friend, Clyde Wynant (Ellis) (the eponymous "thin man"), has mysteriously vanished. When his former secretary and love interest, Julia Wolf, is found dead, evidence points to Wynant as the prime suspect, but his daughter Dorothy (O'Sullivan) refuses to believe that her father is guilty. She convinces Nick to take the case, much to [...]

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