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The thin man / Turner Classic Movies.

Van Dyke, W. S. (Added Author). Hackett, Albert (Added Author). Goodrich, Frances (Added Author). Brecher, Irving, 1914-2008 (Added Author). Kurnitz, Harry (Added Author). Powell, William (Added Author). Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993 (Added Author). Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (Added Author). Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 Thin man. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Turner Classic Movies (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon DVD THI (Text) 36825000812071 DVD Collection Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC THIN (Text) 37500004200891 New Items Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780780670143
  • ISBN: 0780670140
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 402 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Based on the characters created by Dashiell Hammett.
Originally produced in 1934 (Thin man), 1936 (After the thin man), 1939 (Another thin man), and 1941 (Shadow of the thin man).
Special features: Trailers ; filmographies ; Robert Benchley comedy short "How to be a detective" ; classic cartoons "The early bird and the worm," "The bookworm," "The goose goes south" ; radio show with Powell and Loy ; "Leo is on the air" radio promo ; musical short "Love on tap" ; vintage short "The tell-tale heart" directed by Jules Dassin.
Formatted Contents Note: The thin man / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; screen play by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich -- After the thin man / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Hunt Stromberg ; screenplay, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett ; director, W.S. Van Dyke -- Another thin man / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Hunt Stromberg ; screenplay writers, Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; director, W.S. Van Dyke II -- Shadow of the thin man / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; screenplay writers, Irving Brecher and Harry Kurnitz from a story by Harry Kurnitz ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Thin man: Photographer, James Wong Howe ; film editor, Robert J. Kern ; music, William Axt.
After the thin man: Musical score by Herbert Stothart and Edward Ward ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; photographed by Oliver T. Marsh ; film editor, Robert J. Kern.
Another thin man: Musical score, Edward Ward ; wardrobe by Dolly Tree ; directors of photography, Oliver T. Marsh, William Daniels ; film editor, Fredrick Y. Smith ; art director, Cedric Gibbons.
Shadow of the thin man: Director of photography, William Daniels ; musical score, David Snell ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; film editor, Robert J. Kern.
Participant or Performer Note: Thin man: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell.
After the thin man: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia.
Another thin man: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger, C. Aubrey Smith, Ruth Hussey.
Shadow of the thin man: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed, Sam Levine, Dickie Hall, Stella Adler, Louise Beavers.
Summary, etc.: The thin man: Nick and Nora Charles investigate the disappearance of an inventor.
After the thin man: "New Year's Eve and a new mystery surrounding the philandering husband of Nora's cousin."--Container.
Another thin man: "And baby makes three. Meet Nick, Jr. (and join the boithday bash thrown by some of da boys) in this breezy outing that takes the Charleses to the Long Island estate of an industrialist who turns out to be a murder target."--Container.
Shadow of the thin man: Nick and Nora Charles investigate the racetrack murder of a jockey.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby digital mono., dual-layer format.
Language Note: In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue (only Shadow of the thin man) with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note: National Film Registry selection, 1997 (The thin man).
Subject: Charles, Nick (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Charles, Nora (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > Drama.
Private investigators > Drama.
Husband and wife > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Inventors > Drama.
Cousins > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Parenthood > Drama.
Genre: Detective and mystery films
Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired

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