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Dec 21

Episode 39: The Thin Man

The Thin ManIn this week’s episode, we lighten up a bit (and drunken up a bit) for the holidays, with The Thin Man!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it is oh so delightful. This film can currently be seen streaming on iTunes, Vudu, Amazon Video, YouTube, and Google Play.

Please join us again on January 7th, when we dive back into the darkness with Sweet Smell of Success!

The Thin Man (1934)
The Thin Man poster Rating: 8.1/10 (21,724 votes)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Writer: Albert Hackett (screen play), Frances Goodrich (screen play), Dashiell Hammett (from the novel by)
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Released: 25 May 1934
Plot: Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.