Complete Thin Man Collection
During the Great Depression, Hollywood offered two primary forms of escapism for the poor and weary: propulsive crime dramas and glamorous fantasies about the rich and star-crossed. A few movies blended both genres, though none as successfully as MGM's hit series about Nick and Nora Charles. Dashiell Hammett's final novel, The Thin Man, introduced them as an oddball couple: he a hard-drinking but natty former cop and brilliant celebrity detective, and she as his pampered but game society bride, fascinated with his work and perpetually trying to get involved. The 1934 screen adaptation The Thin Man was the first of William Powell and Myrna Loy's six Nick and Nora films, all of which are gathered in the seven-disc box set The Complete Thin Man Collection. The filmmaking teams and the tone changed over 13 years, but Powell and Loy's light, witty, unflappable characterizations became the unwavering backbone of a terrific series.

William Powell and Myrna Loy were one of the smartest and sexiest on-screen couples of the '30s and '40s as Nick and Nora Charles, martini-sipping socialites who solved crimes in their spare time in The Thin Man and its sequels, and this special DVD box set collects all six movies in the series. Also includes a bonus disc, Alias Nick and Nora, collecting two insightful documentaries about the films' delightful stars.

7 x DVD | NTSC 4:3 | 11 hours
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol
The first 3 films also includes an alternate French dubbed soundtrack. The Thin Man also includes Portuguese subtitles.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Documentary, Short, Biography


The Thin Man - The start of it all: Screwball romance meets mystery in this case involving a missing inventor.
• Cast and Crew text info screens
• Theatrical Trailers of the 6 Thin man films.


After The Thin Man - Never Before on DVD! New Year's Eve and new mystery! Round up the usual suspects, including James Stewart.
• The Robert Benchley MGM Comedy Short "How To Be A Detective" (1936)
• MGM Happy Harmonies Cartoon "The Early Bird and The Worm" (1936)
• 1940 Lux Radio Theatre Broadcast of The "After The Thin Man" Radio Play
• Leo is On The Air Radio Promo
• Theatrical trailer


Another Thin Man - And baby makes three. Meet Nick Jr. (and join the boithday bash!) in the 3rd comedy-mystery.
• MGM Vintage Musical Short "Love On Tap" (1939)
• MGM Classic Cartoon "The Bookworm" (1939)
• Theatrical trailer


Shadow of the Thin Man - Never Before on DVD! Off to the races! A racetrack murder and dinner at Mario's (try the sea bass!) highlight #4.
• MGM Vintage Short Film "The Tell-Tale Heart" (1941)
• MGM Classic Cartoon "The Goose Goes South" (1941) (Co-directed by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera)
• Theatrical trailer


The Thin Man Goes Home - Never Before on DVD! It's home sweet home for murder and mirth. Will Nick's sleuthing finally impress his parents?
• MGM Robert Benchley Comedy Short "Why Daddy?" (1944)
• MGM Classic Cartoon "Screwball Squirrel" (1945)
• Theatrical trailer


Song of the Thin Man - Never Before on DVD! Murder and all that jazz! In the series swan song, Nick and Nora sleuth a jazz-world slaying.
• Vintage MGM Short "John Nesbitt's Passing Parade: A Really Important Person" (1947)
• Classic MGM Tex Avery Cartoon "Slap Happy Lion" (1947)
• Theatrical trailer


Available exclusively with the box a seventh bonus disc entitled "Alias Nick and Nora", collecting two insightful documentaries about the films' delightful stars. (English audio only)

William Powell: A True Gentleman - This documentary with narration by Michael York (Hello,Austin!), as well as interviews with film critics, historians and fans, discusses William Powell's early life, his meager beginnings as a silent era villain to his becoming a highly in-demand romantic lead once "talkies" hit the scene.
Myrna Loy: So Nice To Come Home To - This documentary hosted by Kathleen Turner, discusses Myrna Loy's journey from silent era exotic, to delightful sleuth/socialite, to becoming the toast of Hollywood.
• An episode from the 1950's "Thin Man" television series entitled "Darling, I Loathe You"
• Audio recording of a 1936 "Thin Man" radio play starring William Powell and Myrna Loy

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