THE THIN MAN: MURDER OVER COCKTAILS (HARDCOVER EDITION) by Charles Tranberg
Sign in. Wholesome country girl, Mary, works at the 'House of Magic' beauty salon and pines for the dreamy owner, Clay. Unfortunately Clay has also been targeted by experienced vamp, Rita, who has Votes: It was distributed by Paramount Pictures. Maggie, a headlining comedienne with the Follies, takes a fall off the stage into the orchestra pit and lands on the drum of musician Al Cassidy. One thing leads to another, they fall in Passed 70 min Drama, Sport. A young British nobleman, impoverished and desperate, clings to the hope that either a prizefighter or a racehorse in which he holds interests can save his fortunes.
Not Rated min Adventure, Drama, Romance. A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned. Director: Erle C. Passed 60 min Comedy, Drama, Romance.
Passed 74 min Drama. The Welby's inherit a fortune from an uncle they barely and carelessly cared for during his last years. The money turns all the family into social-climbing snobs to the point of ignoring Director: J.
Votes: 9. Passed 80 min Comedy. The first movie to ever depict a choreographed dance scene in a silent movie. The Charleston! Passed min Adventure, Romance. Passed 78 min Adventure, Romance, War. Following the Spanish-American War, a soldier is given the assignment of finding the leader of a band of rebels in the Phillipines. In order to do this he must romance Roma, a cabaret spy, Alicia, a circus artist, deserts her husband and child to elope with Underwood, her handsome lover. Fifteen years later, Annie Martin, Alicia's deserted daughter, is a trapeze performer in Passed 70 min Comedy, Crime.
A gang of inept crooks and even more inept lawmen search for a cache of hidden money.
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Murray , Helene Costello , Myrna Loy. Passed min History, Romance. A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan. Passed Drama, Romance. John Wyncote's father dies, leaving him a bankrupt business. He instructs the family attorney, Thorden, to sell the business and all of his father's other interests. One of the now bankrupt Director: Harry O. Passed 70 min Drama, Romance. Director: Paul L.
Director: Herman C.
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Passed 60 min Action, Drama, Romance. The Heart of Maryland is a silent film costume Vitaphone drama produced and distributed by Warner Bros. Votes: 7. Passed 60 min Adventure, Comedy, Romance. Cynthia Botts Louise Fazenda is the headmistress of a girls' school who is left a fortune on the condition that no scandal could ever be associated with her name. But scandal , in the Unrated 88 min Drama, Music, Musical. The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Passed 70 min Action, Crime, Drama. Passed 70 min Comedy, Romance. Passed 60 min Comedy, Romance. Womanizer Leonard Gilbert Richard Tucker lures a variety of ladies to his apartment, complete with cocktail shakers, plush pillows and a Japanese manservant as symbols of sophistication. Passed 78 min Action, Adventure, Comedy. Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become friends. But when one decides to finally settle down, will this mysterious young women come between them?
Drama, Romance. Passed 55 min Comedy, Romance. Passed 75 min Crime, Drama, Romance. The Midnight Taxi is a early part-talkie thriller picture from Warner Bros.
It is unknown whether Director: John G. Passed min Drama, War.
Directors: Michael Curtiz , Darryl F. In order to get back some very important papers from her father's business rival, a young woman pretends to be the rival's new secretary. Complications ensue. Passed Crime, Drama, Romance. A bank officer steals valuable securities from his bank to pay off debts owed to a notorious gambler, but the disgrace is more than he can bear and does himself in. The handful of examples of the programs over the years come from the various AFRS electrical transcriptions that have survived. Most of the information we'd normally find in the opening or closing credits of the recordings of Thin Man programs are absent in most of the AFRS produced transcriptions.
We were therefore forced to rely almost entirely on contemporaneous newspaper articles, spot ads and Radio program listings to prepare our research for this article. World War II played something of a role in the evolution of this program over the years. From the January 2nd edition of The Binghamton Press:. Adventures of the Thin Man to Shift Networks.
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But the suspension of disbelief comes quite quckly when listening to the Radio examples. The snappy patter, while not rising to the level of that between Detective Sam Spade and Effie Perrine, nor to the level of either the on-screen Thin Man or Sam Spade personae, is still well paced and the dialogue is consistently entertaining. Indeed there seems to be a direct correlation between the popularity of the Radio programs and the continuing release of new Thin Man films over the period.
First with a series of guest star exchanges, which saw guest stars appear on the Thin Man programs followed by Nick and Nora Charles appearing on the guest star's own Radio program.
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But that required them to park it in the only available post-curfew time-slot-- p. Of course, rather than salvaging the format, the impromptu revamping virtually assured an exponential drop in its already dwindling audience. Button, button, who's got the button. By the Summer season it wasn't even being promoted in Radio listings any longer. ABC was never much of a believer in newspaper spot ads to promote their Radio programming.