Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 
Buy New

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Buy Used
Used - Very Good See details
$13.22 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Sold by ExpressMedia.

or
 
   
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $2.95 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
BuyItAnytime Add to Cart
$23.99  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details

TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: The Thin Man Vol. 1 (The Thin Man / After the Thin Man / Another Thin Man / Shadow of the Thin Man) (2011)

William Powell , Myrna Loy  |  NR |  DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

List Price: $27.92
Price: $16.04 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $11.88 (43%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, April 22? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Frequently Bought Together

TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: The Thin Man Vol. 1 (The Thin Man / After the Thin Man / Another Thin Man / Shadow of the Thin Man) + TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Romantic Comedies (Adam's Rib / Woman of the Year / The Philadelphia Story / Bringing Up Baby) + TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Murder Mysteries (The Maltese Falcon / The Big Sleep / Dial M for Murder / The Postman Always Rings Twice 1946)
Price for all three: $45.80

Buy the selected items together


Product Details

  • Actors: William Powell, Myrna Loy
  • Format: Black & White, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Turner Classic Movie
  • DVD Release Date: November 1, 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005F265CU
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,296 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

Includes the films The Thin Man, After The Thin Man, Another Thin Man and Shadow Of The Thin Man.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
37 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars classic comedy sleuthing with Powell and Loy! July 29, 2011
The latest entry in Warner Home Video's "TCM Greatest Classic Films" series is this four-movie roundup of THIN MAN titles. Keen collectors would know that Warners previously issued all six films in the THIN MAN series in a big box set several years ago (complete with a bonus disc detailing the careers of stars William Powell and Myrna Loy); but casual viewers will appreciate the chance to enjoy the first four THIN MAN movies in a handy, space-saving double disc package.

THE THIN MAN - In the classic original THIN MAN (1934), we first meet adorable Nick and Nora Charles and their pet dog-mascot, Asta. Nick (William Powell), a former sleuth, wants to settle down into a quiet lifestyle and manage Nora's (Myrna Loy) various inheritances, but his fun-loving wife would adore for Nick to involve them in the occasional murder mystery. She gets her wish when Nick's former client Wynant (Edward Ellis) goes AWOL shortly before his daughter (Maureen O'Sullivan) is to be married. Special Features: "Thin Man" trailer gallery.

AFTER THE THIN MAN - Arriving back at their San Francisco home just in time for New Years Eve, Nick and Nora are immediately plunged into yet another baffling murder mystery, this time concerning Nora's cousin Selma (Elissa Landi), who is discovered holding a gun over the dead body of her philandering husband. Penny Singleton and a young Jimmy Stewart co-star. Special Features: Robert Benchley comedy short "How to Be a Detective", classic cartoon "The Early Bird and the Worm", and the trailer.

ANOTHER THIN MAN - When Nick and Nora are invited to the Long Island estate of Colonel MacFay (C. Aubrey Smith), an old business associate of Nora's father, they gather up Asta and little Nicky Jr.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TCM rocks! January 15, 2012
The first four films are the best in the series so to get them all at one price that is affordable is certainly worth it. Not much along the lines of bonus extras (for those you need to get the BIG box set that has all six movies) but if all you want is the movies and nothing more, it's worth it. Picture quality is superb (could we expect different from TCM? of course not). Myrna Loy and William Powell have great chemistry and it shows here.

Buy this DVD.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
23 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Four times a Thin Man August 7, 2011
Rarely has so little spawned so many good sequels. In this case, "little" is Dashiell Hammett's classic detective novel "The Thin Man," a gritty detective story about a pair of married society sleuths, the legendary Nick and Nora Charles. The resulting movie (and its sequels) are prettier, brighter and wittier than Hammett's novel, but even the least of these four mysteries is fun.

"The Thin Man" was the sparkling film that started it all. While shaking a martini to the waltz, Nick Charles investigates the disappearance of an old client, and the murder of his secretary-lover, who was stealing from him. It seems like an easy case, but Nick isn't convinced. Ex-wives, anguished daughters, long-suffering cops and creepy stool pigeons all show up for a dinnertime revelation...

"After the Thin Man" returns Nick and Nora to San Francisco. They find that Nora's cousin Selma (Elissa Landi) has been abandoned by her husband (Jimmy Stewart) for a sexy nightclub entertainer, and that he's also blackmailing her ex-boyfriend. Soon he turns up dead, and it's up to Nick and Nora to clear Selma's name....

"Another Thin Man" is an adaptation of another Hammett short story, and introduces us to Baby Charles. The new parents arrive in Long Island to visit an old friend of the family, who claims that a former business partner is trying to kill him. Of course, he dies. Disappearing bodies, international suspects, and lots of martinis are par for the course...

"Shadow of the Thin Man" takes the Charles family to the racetrack, where a jockey is unexpectedly killed. Nick doesn't want to be torn away from his vices, but he reluctantly gets involved when the bodies start to pile up. Gambling syndicates, lethal sports and milk-drinking are all tied up in this.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
The original THIN MAN movie (1934) narrowly missed being a "B" picture for MGM, and Louis B. Mayer was opposed to casting Myrna Loy as Nora Charles, society wife of part-time detective Nick Charles (William Powell). Fortunately for us, Mayer was won over and the THIN MAN became not only a hit movie but spawned five sequels; all but the last two accompany the original on this well-priced TCM set.

The entire series stars Powell and Loy as Nick and Nora Charles and feature Skippy the wire-haired fox terrier (or a descendant) as "Asta," the clever and irrepressible Charles pooch. The characters of Nick and Nora Charles were based on the original THIN MAN novel by detective writer Dashiell Hammett, who based the husband-and-wife team loosely on himself and companion of the time Lillian Hellman. Actual screenplay credit for the first three movies in the series goes to the writing team of Hackett and Goodrich, who gave the dialog so much of these movies' classically Thirties sparkle and punch.

The series alternates between San Francisco, where Nora Charles grew up, and New York City, Nick's haunt, where 1930s sophisticates with money wanted to be. THE THIN MAN original (1934) got its title not from Powell's slender form, but from eccentric New York inventor Clyde Wynant, who disappears after being suspected of murdering his wife. Mostly for the fun of it, Nick and Nora take the case, which culminates in an Agatha Christie-like "confrontation" dinner party in which all suspects are assembled, from high society to lowest-life gangsters.

Sample dialog -- After Nick is winged by a mug's bullet, he and Nora discuss the exaggerated accounts of his injury in the newspapers:
NORA: It says you were shot twice in the morning papers. And five times in the tabloids.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars old movies
love all old movies, these were great, \love all the thin man movies, good color and sound. will buy more
Published 11 days ago by betty coleene mchendry
5.0 out of 5 stars Mystery anyone?
William Powell and Myrna Loy are supurb in these classic mysteries. No special effect, just great stories and wonderful inter play of characters. Wonderful!
Published 1 month ago by Lauren
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic humour
A time when movies were entertaining - lots of subtle remarks and lots of humour. You have to watch them more than once.
Published 1 month ago by Lozfromoz
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Selections
Excellent Thin Man choices. Each movie was highly entertaining and the cast were experts at acting while keeping their audiences interested to the end.
Published 1 month ago by Raymond Joyce
5.0 out of 5 stars The Thin Man films
My wife and I really enjoyed these classic films. They were so very good. The price was really really low!
Published 2 months ago by larry abner
5.0 out of 5 stars The Thin Man
These movies are really good. They are a like the first kind of murder mystery shows that are on tv today. Excellent actors!!!!
Published 2 months ago by Kim Farrell
5.0 out of 5 stars NOWHERE BUT AMAZON CAN YOU FIND THESE GREAT OLD CLASSICS!
My husband is a bit older than me and time to time he brings up titles to old movies I've never heard of. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kelly Johnson Turner
5.0 out of 5 stars Nothing like black and white.
I'm a real fan of film. William Powell is always fun to watch. My family and I have enjoyed these.
Published 3 months ago by V
5.0 out of 5 stars Nick and Nora Are Timeless!
The first Thin Man movies are the best movies in the entire world! Their witty banter and thoroughly relatable characters makes Nick and Nora Charles an instant hit!
Published 4 months ago by Kristin Miller
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it!
I love it! I only buy movies I want to see whenever I like, over & over. This one is a keeper. The characters, including the dog are classic. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Sandy
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xa3dbd30c)


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category