This week’s Friday Night Movie is the first in the best who-dunnit movie series ever made, The Thin Man!!
The Thin Man is a 1934 American comic detective film starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a flirtatious married couple who banter wittily as they solve crimes with ease. Nick is a hard-drinking retired detective and Nora a wealthy heiress. Their dog, the wire-haired fox terrier Asta, played by Skippy, was also a popular character.
Completed in 1934 and nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, the film was directed by W. S. Van Dyke from a script by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich; the screenplay was based on the mystery novel The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett, supposedly based on his relationship with playwright Lillian Hellman. Also appearing in the film were Maureen O’Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell, Cesar Romero and Porter Hall.
The previews start at 8PM! As always, the movie is free and wine and popcorn are available for purchase!!