Shadow of the Thin Man Poster

Release Date: October 10th, 2004

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
In San Francisco, retired Detective Nick Charles (William Powell) and his attractive wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), learn from police Lt. Abrams of the murder of a race jockey, but Nick refuses to get involved. Approached later by athletics commission head Maj. Jason Scully and reporter Paul Clarke (Barry Nelson), Nick still declines to investigate. When another reporter is murdered and Paul is arrested, Nick gives way to Nora's plea and, with their fox terrier Asta, sets out to solve the murders.

Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed, Sam Levene, Alan Baxter, Stella Adler

Director: W. Van Dyke II

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Marriage, Investigation, Engaging, Playful, Quest, Wife, Murder, 1930s, Office, Mystery, Tense