The Thin Man

The Thin Man (1934)

A laugh tops every thrilling moment!

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1934-05-25
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 411 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: W.S. Van Dyke
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A husband and wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.

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  • William Powell

    as Nick Charles
  • Myrna Loy

    as Nora Charles
  • Maureen O'Sullivan

    as Dorothy Wynant
  • Nat Pendleton

    as Inspector John Guild
  • Minna Gombell

    as Mimi Wynant
  • Porter Hall

    as Herbert MacCaulay
  • Henry Wadsworth

    as Tommy
  • William Henry

    as Gilbert Wynant
  • Harold Huber

    as Arthur Nunheim
  • Cesar Romero

    as Chris Jorgenson
  • Natalie Moorhead

    as Julia Wolf
  • Edward Brophy

    as Joe Morelli
  • Edward Ellis

    as Clyde Wynant
  • Cyril Thornton

    as Tanner
  • William Augustin

    as Wynant's Butler (uncredited)
  • Polly Bailey

    as Janitress (uncredited)
  • Arthur Belasco

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Brooks Benedict

    as Night Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Tui Bow

    as Stenographer (uncredited)
  • Raymond Brown

    as Police Dr. Walton (uncredited)
  • Ruth Channing

    as Mrs. Jorgenson (uncredited)
  • Jack Cheatham

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Clay Clement

    as Quinn (uncredited)
  • Nick Copeland

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Pat Flaherty

    as Fighter at Party (uncredited)
  • Douglas Fowley

    as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Christian J. Frank

    as Plainclothesman (uncredited)
  • Kenneth Gibson

    as Apartment Clerk (uncredited)
  • Dick Gordon

    as Night Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Creighton Hale

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Sherry Hall

    as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
  • Edward Hearn

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Robert Homans

    as Billy the Detective (uncredited)
  • John Irwin

    as 'Face' Tefler (uncredited)
  • Thomas E. Jackson

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Sydney Jarvis

    as Witness (uncredited)
  • Tiny Jones

    as Woman Buying Newspaper (uncredited)
  • Kenner G. Kemp

    as Night Club Patron (uncredited)
  • John Larkin

    as Porter (uncredited)
  • Walter Long

    as Stutsy Burke (uncredited)
  • Fred Malatesta

    as Joe - Headwaiter (uncredited)
  • Hans Moebus

    as Night Club Patron (uncredited)
  • William H. O'Brien

    as Bartender (uncredited)
  • Frank O'Connor

    as Detective Waiter (uncredited)
  • Henry Otho

    as Burly Party Waiter-Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Garry Owen

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Lee Phelps

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Alexander Pollard

    as Waiter Hired for Dinner (uncredited)
  • Albert Pollet

    as Waiter Hired for Dinner (uncredited)
  • Bob Reeves

    as Cop (uncredited)
  • Bert Roach

    as Crying Man at Party (uncredited)
  • Rolfe Sedan

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Gertrude Short

    as Marian (uncredited)
  • Lee Shumway

    as Plainclothesman (uncredited)
  • Skippy

    as Asta (uncredited)
  • Pietro Sosso

    as Butler (uncredited)
  • Ben Taggart

    as Police Captain (uncredited)
  • Phil Tead

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • George Templeton

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Harry Tenbrook

    as Guest at Nick's Party (uncredited)
  • Huey White

    as Minor Role (uncredited)
  • Leo White

    as Leo - Waiter (uncredited)
  • Charles Williams

    as Fighter Manager (uncredited)
Writing Dashiell Hammett Novel
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Edwin B. Willis Assistant Art Director
Camera James Wong Howe Director of Photography
Sound David Snell Orchestrator
Writing Frances Goodrich Screenplay
Writing Albert Hackett Screenplay
Sound Douglas Shearer Sound Director
Sound William Axt Original Music Composer
Directing W.S. Van Dyke Director
Editing Robert Kern Editor
Art David Townsend Assistant Art Director
Camera Ted Allen Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Dolly Tree Costume Design
Production Hunt Stromberg Producer
Directing Lesley Selander Assistant Director
Crew Howard Dietz Public Relations
Sound Jack Virgil Orchestrator
Camera Clarence Sinclair Bull Still Photographer
Sound Maurice De Packh Orchestrator
Sound Wayne Allen Orchestrator