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The final film in the classic six-part Thin Man series, produced over a thirteen year period, which turned William Powell and Myrna Loy into America's favorite couple, has arrived from Warner Archive, and it's another beauty.

It's derived from a fine grain master, in turn struck from the OCN, which no longer survives. That noted, as it looks precisely the same as an original nitrate print, without the fire hazard, there is zero downside working from a properly produced protection element.

Everything here is perfect. No need to go further. And everyone needs the final chapter.

As to the director, Edward Buzzell, he was behind Little Johnny Jones, Go West, Best Foot Forward and Neptune's Daughter. Not exactly a household name.

Let the requests to Warner Archive begin...

Image – 5

Audio – 5

Pass / Fail – Pass

Upgrade from DVD - Yes

Up-rez to 4k - Beautiful

Recommended

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Thanks for the review.

Another Warner Archive disc, "another beauty," another film in my collection.
 

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I've done a reappraisal of this one over the last few years and enjoy it a lot more than I did when I was younger. Yes, it feels a little slower than the earlier films and not nearly as fresh (kind of like me!!! :oops: ) but there's some really great stuff inside the world of the film (and WHAT a cast!) I'm thrilled we have it and looking so beautiful at that.

The entire series is so accessible it was always my "go to" for introducing college friends to classic cinema. I've mentioned this before but Another Thin Man was always a crowd favorite and never failed to begin down the house.
 
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The entire series is so accessible it was always my "go to" for introducing college friends to classic cinema. I've mentioned this before but Another Thin Man was always a crowd favorite and never failed to begin down the house.
Or for just a teaser, the martini-slugging scene from The Thin Man.
 

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The real suspense factor of The Thin Man and this BD series was whether or not WAC would actually bring us each and every installment. By the the third, all looked to be promising. Nonetheless, though, nothing is guaranteed no matter how logical it would seem to all of us.

Truly, I was on the edge of my seat, especially when the indispensable George Feltenstein was…well, not sure what happened there…but anyway, thankfully, we’ve got him back home.

Thank you WAC.

Thank you George.

And most of all, thank you Nick and Nora.
 
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And most of all, thank you Nick and Nora.

They continue to bring us joy to this day.

It's funny, but Myrna lived on New York's Upper East Side for approximately the last 30 years of her life and she tells the story in her autobiography of her paperboy (I think it was her paperboy) never allowing her to pay for her newspaper delivery. Every time she tried, he'd say "NEVER a charge for Nora Charles!" I'm pretty sure that gesture tickled her, especially coming from a young man about 40 years after she last essayed the role. I'm glad she was one of the classic era stars who got to live long enough to bask in the affection that more modern audiences felt toward her.
 
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They continue to bring us joy to this day.

It's funny, but Myrna lived on New York's Upper East Side for approximately the last 30 years of her life and she tells the story in her autobiography of her paperboy (I think it was her paperboy) never allowing her to pay for her newspaper delivery. Every time she tried, he'd say "NEVER a charge for Nora Charles!" I'm pretty sure that gesture tickled her, especially coming from a young man about 40 years after she last essayed the role. I'm glad she was one of the classic era stars who got to live long enough to bask in the affection that more modern audiences felt toward her.
It wasn’t a newspaper, but I once delivered a chair to the NYC apartment of Claire Bloom.

Was it the Upper East Side? I can not proclaim.

Alas, no martinis were involved;
but just by merely standing at the door,
I found her to be lovely, still and all the same.
 
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