The Thin Man ~ New Year’s Eve

What better way to end this noirish year than sitting back on New Year’s Eve and enjoying two of our favorite Dashiell Hammett characters Nick and Nora Charles. When ‘The Thin Man’ was made in 1934 Noir films hadn’t yet been labeled. However the James Wong Howe photography, the angles, shadows, lighting set the tone…

Good Girl Myrna Loy

  Myrna Loy earned the title as the woman most men wanted to marry in 1946. Her stints in the Thin Man movies, and very successful comedies costarring William Powell, totally wiped out the fact that she used to play the “exotic woman.” In fact, after The Best Years of Our Lives, Men Must Marry…

Leading Ladies: Myrna Loy

August 2, 1905 ~ December 14, 1993 Choosing three favorite movies from Myrna Loy’s extensive filmography (123 films) list is as near to impossible as picking out three from William Powell’s (97 films). I repeat we love all of their movies. And like Williams Birthday Post I’ll list three favorites of Myrna’s that are also…