“The Thin Man” quotes(1934)
Plot – Nick Charles, an amateur detective, and his lively wife Nora are dragged by police into the researches of a scientist who has mysteriously disappeared. His daughter Dorothy is desperate, moreover the invisible scientist committs numerous crimes while unseen. Nick finally finds out the poor scientist's body: he's been killed by his secretary, who has carried out all the murders indeed.
All actors – William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Henry Wadsworth, William Henry, Harold Huber, Cesar Romero, Natalie Moorhead, Edward Brophyshow all
“The Thin Man” Quotes 20 quotes
“- Nick Charles: How'd you like Grant's tomb?
- Nora Charles: It's lovely. I'm having a copy made for you.”
“Dorothy is really my daughter. You see, it was spring in Venice and I was so young, I didn't know what I was doing.”
“The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking. Now a Manhattan you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time, a Dry Martini you always shake to waltz time.”
“- Nora Charles: What hit me?
- Nick Charles: The last martini.”
“If you let anything happen to him, you'll never wag that tail again.”
“- Nick Charles: Now how did you ever remember me?
- Dorothy Wynant: Oh, you used to fascinate me. A real live detective. You used to tell me the most wonderful stories.”
“You women sure take a lot of punishment.”
“If that knife's missing, I'll look for it in your back.”
“- Nick Charles: Now my friends, if I may propose a little toast. Let us eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die.
- Nora Charles: You give such charming parties, Mr. Charles.”
“- Guild: Ever heard of the Sullivan Act?
- Nora Charles: Oh, that's all right, we're married.”
“- Nora Charles: How do you feel?
- Nick Charles: Terrible. I must have gone to bed sober.”
“I don't like crooks. And if I did like them, I wouldn't like crooks that are stool pigeons. And if I did like crooks that are stool pigeons, I still wouldn't like you.”
“Whoever killed him was counting on one thing: that skeletons all look alike.”
“- Dorothy Wynant: He still wants to marry me.
- Clyde Wynant: He's a brave man!”