Song of the Thin Man
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In the sixth and final Thin Man whodunit, Nick (William Powell) and Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) look into the mysterious killing of bandleader Tommy Drake (Phillip Reed). The police quickly hone in on the owner of a gambling ship, Phil Brant (Bruce Cowling), who was about to lose Drake's band to a competitor. Also among the many and varied suspects are: Phil's new wife, socialite Janet Thayar (Jayne Meadows); the band's voluptuous vocalist, Fran Page (Gloria Grahame); and the troubled clarinetist, Buddy Hollis (Don Taylor). With the assistance of jive-talking "Clinker"… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"the film flows less smoothly than its predecessors"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"The great chemistry between Powell and Loy is still there and their charm carries things a long way."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Last, but not quite the least of the series."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It wouldn't be Hollywood if they didn't wring too much out of a good idea"
‑ Chris Barsanti,
"One of series' best."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Although the ending of Song of the Thin Man leaves a lot to be desired, including the compulsory confession, everything leading up to it works pretty well."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"The last of a six-film series was running out of gas, but it's still good, clean fun."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
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