Shadow of the Thin Man

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Shadow of the Thin Man
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Movie Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke
Release Date November 21, 1941
Language English
Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Nick Charles William Powell
Nora Charles Myrna Loy
Paul Clarke Barry Nelson
Molly Donna Reed
"Whitey" Barrow Alan Baxter
Major Jason I. Sculley Henry O'Neill


Shadow of the Thin Man was filmed in 1941 about retired detective Nick Charles played by William Powell and his wife Nora Charles played by Myrna Loy as they are out for an afternoon of fun a San Francisco racetrack. Their hopes of fun are dashed when the jockey that threw a race the day before is found dead. Lt Abrams who is investigating the murder seeks help from Nick Charles but Nick does not want to get involved. Nick is then approached by Major Scully and Paul Clarke to help look into the corruption and organized crime boss's involvement in gambling but he again refuses to work the case. Only when Paul Clarke a friend of Nick and Nora becomes a suspect in the murder of a fellow reporter. Nick joins the investigation to prove Paul Clarke is innocent of committing murder. As Nick Charles delves into the case it becomes clear the this is bigger than just the murdered reporter as another murder is committed, All the suspects are gathered at Police Headquarters for the final interrogation and the killer is revealed.


The following weapons were used in the film Shadow of the Thin Man:

Contents


Iver Johnson .32 Revolver

Iver Johnson .32 Revolver - .32 S&W
"Whitey" Barrow (Alan Baxter) holding a Iver Johnson Revolver mocked up like a pocket pistol.
"Whitey" Barrow (Alan Baxter) holding a Iver Johnson Revolver mocked up like a pocket pistol.
"Whitey" Barrow (Alan Baxter) holding a Iver Johnson Revolver mocked up like a pocket pistol.
Nick Charles (William Powell) fishes out a Iver Johnson Revolver from the drain.
Nick Charles (William Powell) fishes out a Iver Johnson Revolver from the drain.
Nick Charles (William Powell) shows Lt. Abrams how he found the Iver Johnson Revolver.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol - .32 ACP
A Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless lies next to the body of "Whitey" Barrow (Alan Baxter).

Colt Detective Special

Colt Detective Special - .38 Special
Major Jason I. Sculley (Henry O'Neill) holding a Colt Detective Special Revolver.
Lieutenant Abrams (Sam Levene) checking Nick's Colt Detective Special Revolver.

Colt Official Police

Colt Official Police Revolver - .38 Special
Lieutenant Abrams (Sam Levene) firing his Colt Official Police Revolver.

See Also

The Thin Man
W. S. Van Dyke The Thin Man (1934)  •  After The Thin Man (1936)  •  Another Thin Man (1939)  •  Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
Richard Thorpe The Thin Man Goes Home (1944)  •  Song of the Thin Man (1947)




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