After the Thin Man

Synopsis: Now back in San Francisco after their holiday in New York, Nick and Nora find themselves trying to solve another mystery. It's New Year's Eve and they are summoned to dinner at Nora's elderly, and very aristocratic, family. There they find that cousin Selma's husband Robert has been missing for three days. Nick reluctantly agrees to look for him but the case takes a twist when Robert is shot and Selma is accused of murder. Several other murders occur but eventually Nick gathers everyone into the same room to reveal the identity of the killer.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Director(s): W.S. Van Dyke
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min

- Lf he's not bleeding in the first round...

- You'll have him bleeding? Yeah!

Excuse me, Mrs. Charles.

If my legs will only hold out,

I'll kill the guy, I'll knock...

Attaboy, Bump. You'll get him, sure.

Give it to him hot, eh?

- Sure.

- Okay, Harold.

- Hello, Nora!

- Hello.

Who is that?

You wouldn't know them, darling.

They're respectable.

Isn't it lovely? Home.

So peaceful, so quiet.

If anybody wakes me up for a week,

I'm going to have the law on them!

New Year's Eve at home. Or would

you know that this is New Year's?

- I know.

- I suppose you got ideas, huh?

- Very definite ideas.

- I was afraid so.

I'm going to lock the door, plug the bell,

cut the telephone...

and crawl into bed for a month.

Nora, you're my favorite woman!

Here. I'm going to be in bed at midnight,

so Happy New Year.

Happy New Year!

Here. Come in. Give me your hat and coat.

Make yourself at home.

It's our house, all right.

Let's go in. That man said it was all right.

- The bar is right in here. Help yourself.

- Thanks.

- Okay!

- What's the celebration?

We're giving a surprise party

for Nick and Nora.

- Nick and Nora?

- Don't you know Nick and Nora?

- No.

- Neither do I.

But that's not going to spoil my fun.

It's New Year's, so what's the odds?

- Go on in. Fake it. It's a cinch.

- Thanks.

Go on in and get some of that

Napoleon Brandy before it's all gone.

Let's get it together,

this is supposed to be a surprise party.

- Well, I'm acting surprised.

- Look at that. Not bad, eh?

- Oh, no, not at all.

- How're you doing?

- Anyone wise to you yet?

- No.

- What did I tell you?

- May I have this dance?

If I was in a fire on the third floor,

would you save me?

- It's too late for you to be saved.

- I mean it. How would you do it?

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Frances Goodrich

Frances Goodrich was born on December 21, 1890 in Belleville, New Jersey, USA. She was a writer, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and Easter Parade (1948). She was married to Albert Hackett, Henrik Van Loon and Robert Ames. She died on January 29, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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