Shadow of the Thin Man

"Good"

Shadow of the Thin Man Review


In this fourth installment of The Thin Man, we find our heroes now with a growing Nick Jr. (who has to be kept on a leash), and somewhat less drunk than in previous installments. I suppose this would make them unfit parents, no? The story is generally fun (though, in keeping with other episodes, difficult to follow or fathom), about a murdered jockey and the machinations in ferreting out the killer. Unfortunately, the Charleses are off-cmera for much too long for my tastes, and when they are on camera, they're sober. Crikey!


Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 1st November 1941

Distributed by: MGM

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Fresh: 5 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.3 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: W.S. Van Dyke

Producer:

Starring: as Nick Charles, as Nora Charles, as Paul Clarke, as Molly Ford, as Lieutenant Abrams, as 'Whitey' Barrow, Henry O'Neill as Major Jason I. Sculley, Richard Hall as Nick Charles, Jr. (as Dickie Hall), Stella Adler as Claire Porter / Clara Peters, Loring Smith as 'Link' Stephens, as Fred Macy, Lou Lubin as 'Rainbow' Benny Loomis, as Stella, Tor Johnson as Jack the Ripper, Sid Melton as Fingers, as Passerby

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