Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 11, 1939

Another Thin Man (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Made as a quickie in 14 days by Producer Hunt Stromberg and Director W. S. Van Dyke II, the first Thin Man revealed some surprising facts:

> Suave William Powell made a better raffish detective-husband than a romantic lover.

>Exotic Myrna Loy made a better wife than a siren.

> A wire-haired terrier named Asta (formerly Skippy) was the best canine actor since Rin Tin Tin.

> To the incredulous delight of U. S. cinemillions, two people could be in love though married.

>The Thin Man formula (exciting murder mystery...

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