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The Thin Man

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Cast
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Henry Wadsworth, William Henry, Harold Huber, Cesar Romero, Natalie Moorhead, Edward Brophy, Edward Ellis
Released
1934
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Dorothy tells her inventor father Clyde, referring to her brother, “He’s cuckoo.” (0:03)

Detective Nick Charles tells Dorothy’s fiance Tommy, referring to Clyde, “Some nut wanted to kill him.” (0:12)

Her brother Gilbert tells Dorothy, “You have an Oedipus complex, and you won’t admit it... Now I know you have a mother fixation...” (0:19)

Gilbert tells police Lt. John Guild, “I’ve been studying psychopathic criminology, and I have a theory. Perhaps this was the work of a sadist or a paranoiac.” (0:26)

Charles tells reporters, “My wife’s on a bender. I’m trying to sober her up.” (0:30)

Gilbert: “I don’t drink.” (0:34)

Clyde’s ex-wife Mimi Jorgenson tells detective Nick Charles “I tell you Clyde Wynant is crazy, absolutely crazy, to stay away at a time like this.” (0:34)

Gilbert tells the others, “There’s a physiological as well as psychological angle in my father’s relationship with Julia that the police have overlooked.” (0:35)

Charles’ wife Nora: “You idiot.” (0:40)

Clyde Wynant’s attorney MacCaulay tells Charles, “Wynant’s tried to commit suicide.” (0:48)

Charles asks Guild, “What about the suicide?” (0:50)

Arthur Nunheim tells Guild, referring to his woman Marion, “She’s driving me nuts.” (0:53)

Tommy: “Dorothy, you’re talking like a crazy person.”
”I am crazy. All our family’s crazy.” (0:58)

Nora tells Charles, referring to Clyde, “He’s a crazy man.” (1:01)

Nora tells Charles, “You’re driving me crazy.”
Referring to Dorothy: “Well, the poor girl’s going crazy.” (1:14)

Nunheim’s woman tells Charles, “Well, if you think I’m gonna talk, you’re crazy.” (1:17)

Nora: “Waiter, will you serve the nuts. I mean, will you serve the guests the nuts” (1:21)

Grief overcomes Dorothy when she learns of the death of her father.” (1:22)

Nora: “You’re driving me crazy.” (1:24)

References in ChangelingGet Shorty