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Thin Man, TheThin Man, The (1934) Recommended
Dir. W.S. Van Dyke
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy
Taken from Dashiell Hammett's novel, this near–perfect comedy–thriller virtually invented the genre, with William Powell and Myrna Loy as…
My Man GodfreyMy Man Godfrey (1935) Aro Favourite
Dir. Gregory La Cava
Feat. Carole Lombard, William Powell, Gail Patrick
Breathlessly nit–witty comedy from the screwball era with society dame Carole Lombard plucking William Powell out of skid–row for a…
Great Ziegfeld, TheGreat Ziegfeld, The (1936)
Dir. Robert Z. Leonard
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer
A showbiz epic centred round the life of vaudeville impressario Florence Ziegfeld, who rose to prominence after the 1893 Chicago World Fair and went…
After the Thin ManAfter the Thin Man (1936)
Dir. W.S. Van Dyke
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart
That great American screen coupling, William Powell and Myrna Loy, forgo their New Year's celebrations to wittily dissect another murder mystery. A…
Another Thin ManAnother Thin Man (1939)
Dir. W.S. Van Dyke
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Otto Kruger
Nick and Nora, with newborn baby in tow, spend a weekend on Long Island, sleuthing out a shady character whose death threats lead to murder. Adapted…
Shadow of the Thin ManShadow of the Thin Man (1941)
Dir. W.S. Van Dyke
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed
Yet another relaxing weekend for sweethearts Nick and Nora turns into a head–scratcher, as the crime–stopping couple divert from a day at…
Thin Man Goes Home, TheThin Man Goes Home, The (1945)
Dir. Richard Thorpe
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson
Nick and Nora's reputation precedes them as they wrap up another murder mystery while visiting Nick's parents. The penultimate film in the popular…
Life with FatherLife with Father (1947) Recommended
Dir. Michael Curtiz
Feat. William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor
Keen adaptation of the Broadway staple, with a starched–shirt father raising daughter Elizabeth Taylor in 19th century NYC.
Song of the Thin ManSong of the Thin Man (1947)
Dir. Edward Buzzell
Feat. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn
The Thin Man legacy is stretched out to a sixth film, with Nick and Nora busting one last case involving a dispute over owed money to a two–bit…

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