Song of the thin man by Edward Buzzell

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Subjects:

  • Drama,
  • Married people,
  • Investigation,
  • Murder

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At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S. Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader"s body is growing cold. They"re playing your song, Nick and Nora Charles!

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Other titlesContainer of (work): Really important person (Motion picture), Container of (work): Slap happy lion (Motion picture)
StatementMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screen play by Steve Fisher and Nat Perrin ; produced by Nat Perrin ; directed by Edward Buzzell
SeriesWarner Bros. Home Entertainment Group archive collection, Archive collection
ContributionsLoy, Myrna, 1905-1993, actor, Powell, William, 1892-1984, actor, Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986, actor, Stockwell, Dean, 1938- actor, Snell, David, composer (expression), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Home Video (Firm)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .S66 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (86 min.)
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26955737M
OCLC/WorldCa970402569

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And the mystery that the Charleses are asked to investigate is as intriguing as any that had come before. In fact, in these more enlightened times when alcoholism is viewed as a disease rather than a stylish accouterment, Song of the Thin Man makes a welcome addition to the otherwise so gin-soaked series.

All Movie Guide Song of the thin man book Hans J. Wollstein3/5(1). "The Thin Man Goes Home" () was enjoyable but a much more leisurely paced film which seemed sort of like a Columbia Pictures "Blondie" (and Dagwood) mystery B-film shot on an unusually small MGM A-film budget.

This last film, "Song of the Thin Song of the thin man book, reminded me of an MGM film that somehow was shot at Monogram Pictures only with MGM money/5(). Song of the Thin Man () Seventy-two years ago today, the film Song of the Thin Man premiered.

The sixth and final installment of the William Powell / Myrna Loy Thin Man series. Audience Reviews for Song of the Thin Man I like the Thin Man series, but this one is more average than usual, and by now you know how Powell will solve the mystery anyway%.

The Thin Man is a American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious banter.

In The Thin Man, Nick Charles, private detective, has hung up his hat. Nora, his wife, kinda wishes he hadn't. Nora, his wife, kinda wishes he hadn't. She likes wrapping her head around a good "We didn't come to New York to stay sober."4/5.

Song of the Thin Man is a comedy-crime film directed by Edward Buzzell. The sixth and final film in the Thin Man series, it stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, characters created by Dashiell Hammett. Nick Jr. is played by Dean Stockwell.

Phillip Reed, Keenan Wynn, Gloria Grahame and Jayne Meadows are featured in this story set in the Music by: David Snell. Song of the Thin Man In the sixth and final Thin Man whodunit, Nick (William Powell) and Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) look into the mysterious killing of bandleader Tommy Drake (Phillip Reed).

The police quickly hone in on the owner of a gambling ship, Phil /5(9). The Song of the Thin Man is a perfect ending for the series in my book as the series as come a long way from being a noir comedy to almost being a noir itself.

Both Song and Home have more darker storylines and less comedy than the previous /5(). Dashiell Hammett was a great mystery writer, who wrote books that have become classic novels and movies, such as "The Maltese Falcon," and "The Dain Curse.".

A few months after "The Thin Man" was published init became a motion picture starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Song of the Thin Man () The films are among the most highly-regarded and successful series from Hollywood's Classic Era.

Author Charles Tranberg looks at the people who populated the films, including full chapter profiles of its stars, William Powell and Myrna Loy, whose chemistry together was a huge reason for the films’ success.5/5(1). The author of a Melody Maker piece, “Return of the Thin Man,” compared interviewing tenor saxophonist Wardell Gray to “attending a literary tea with copious comments on chess.

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Hammett’s fifth and final novel, The Thin Man, is a return to first-person narration, as Nick Charles narrates the story of a case he unwillingly takes on while s retired from. After the Thin Man [] 3. Another Thin Man [] 4. Shadow of the Thin Man [] 5. The Thin Man Goes Home [] 6.

Song of the Thin Man [] 7. Alias Nick and Nora - documentary - Myrna Loy - So Nice to Come Home to [TV ] - William Powell: A True Gentleman [Video ] Art work for the box and the two thin-packs in the collection. SONG OF THE THIN MAN Contributor Names Eddie Buzzell (director) David Snell (composer) (Songs) - Inc: Ziggy Elman, trumpet.

(Soundtrack Personnel) - Jazz on the Screen is a reference work of filmographic information and does not point to digitized versions of the items described. The Library of Congress may or may not own a copy of a.

title details and video sharing options. now playing Song Of The Thin Man () (Movie Clip) It Couldn t Have Been Somerset Maugham Nick (William Powell) with Asta is on the dock looking to get out to the boat where the murder happened, thus meeting officer Callahan (James Burke), cook Sadie (Esther Howard), a boatman (Harry Burns) and another cop Davis (Tom Dugan).

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners.

Song of the Thin Man William Powell Myrna Loy Keenan Wynn () Nick and Nora Charles (William Powell, Myrna Loy) solve a floating-casino murder with a jazz clarinetist (Keenan Wynn). Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. With William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton.

Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.8/10(K). Song of the Thin Man - DVD-R () for $ from Mystery / Thriller Warner Archive Collection Series At a charity gambling benefit aboard the S.S.

Fortune, the tables are hot, the jazz is hotter and before you know it, a bandleader's body is growing cold. - Order by Phone /5(6). The Thin Man is a American pre-Code comedy-mystery B movie directed by W.

Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple who enjoy copious drinking and flirtatious is a retired private detective who left his very successful Music by: William Axt.

The Thin Man, (Allstar/MGM) Clyde Wynant, her father and the so-called Thin Man of the title, has disappeared while on a business trip, and he was due home for his worried daughter’s wedding. Dashiell Hammett’s novel, The Thin Man launched one of the golden age’s greatest detective movie franchises, along with a popular radio program, as well as a s syndicated TV series.

The movies remain a fantastic showcase of the talents and chemistry of William Powell and Myrna Loy. The Nick and Nora in this book don’t have the pure level of charm and chemistry that.

Song of the Thin Man. The Story Structure Database is an archive of books and movies, recording all their major plot points. Unsure of a structural point in a story.

Want to browse examples of story structure. Search the database to find exactly what you’re looking for. Beginning with The Thin Man inthey would make six films in the series all told, finishing with Song of the Thin Man in Loy, who began her career playing a variety of mysterious Asian exotic characters, hit her career stride as the no-nonsense, witty Nora - a perfect foil to Powell's suave, cocktail-swilling Nick.

The Thin Man movies are one of the most highly regarded and successful series of films from Hollywood's classic era. This book looks at the people who populated the films, including full chapter profiles of its stars, William Powell and Myrna Loy, whose chemistry together was a huge reason for the success of the films/5(6).

In the sixth and final Thin Man whodunit, Nick (William Powell) and Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) look into the mysterious killing of bandleader Tommy Drake (Phillip Reed). The police quickly hone in on the owner of a gambling ship, Phil Brant (Bruce Cowling), who was about to lose Drake's band to a competitor.

Also among the many and varied suspects Actors: Leon Ames. The Thin Man became a huge hit, but its rampant drinking, dirty jokes and all that followed were not lost on the Hollywood gatekeepers when it came to making sequels. Prohibition and its pitfalls. From The Thin Man Book by Dashiell Hammett Films directed by W.S.

Van Dyke, later Richard Thorpe (The Thin Man Goes Home), and followed by Edward Buzzell (Song of the Thin Man)Nominated by. The Thin Man is a novel by American writer Dashiell Hammett which was published in The novel is considered one of the most influential examples of the hardboiled genre, which is a.

The Maltese Falcon is a detective novel by Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September issue.

The story has been adapted several times for the cinema. The main character, Sam Spade, appears in this novel only and in three lesser known short stories, yet is widely cited as the crystallizing figure in the Author: Dashiell Hammett.

There are a total of six movies in the Thin Man movies series, each with Powell and Loy reprising their roles: After the Thin Man (), Another Thin Man (), Shadow of the Thin Man (), The Thin Man Goes Home (), and Song of the Thin Man (). I’m not much of a fan of any of the sequels– they soon transform Nora into the.

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Watch Song Of The Thin Man movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at I enjoy them equally just for different reasons.

It’s odd because usually the first two are rated higher in lists, but I think Shadow and Song are the most fun. Here is are the titles, in order, with links to their IMDB pages: The Thin Man () After the Thin Man () Another Thin Man () Shadow of the Thin Man ().

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Nick Charles is a former detective who has given up his profession to manage his wife Nora’s Written: You're getting a six-fer this week, with what Turner Classic Movies calls romantic mystery/film noir classics with the six films in The Thin Man franchise.

SONG OF THE THIN MAN was an obvious attempt to ring a little more money out of the franchise. Even though I'm not a big fan of the film I do hope it and all the other THIN MAN movies are released on DVD. Read more. One person found this /5(6).- Explore johndonch's board "The Thin Man", followed by people on Pinterest.

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