Based upon characters created by Dashiell Hammett in his novel, The Thin Man (1934), After the Thin Man arrived two years hence, to be followed by Another Thin Man (1939), Shadow of the Thin Man (1941), The Thin Man Goes Home (1944), and Song of the Thin Man (1947).
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke directed the first four. He passed away in 1943.
With an image harvested from a nicely produced fine grain master, Warner Archive’s new Blu never looks less than a proper 35mm print in projection, and is a pleasure to watch
Hopefully, Warner will pick the films in this series off one by one to replace the original DVD boxed set.
Yet another wonderful film that belongs in every serious collection.
And as everyone knows, William Powell did not play the thin man.
For those who like to deep dive, here’s an interesting artifact:
Image – 5
Audio – 5
Pass / Fail – Pass
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