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The Thin Man (film) Quotes

The Thin Man (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . The Thin Man stopped airing in 1970.

It features Hunt Stromberg as producer, William Axt in charge of musical score, and James Wong Howe as head of cinematography.

The Thin Man (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Thin Man (film) is 93 minutes long. The Thin Man (film) is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: Myrna Loy as Nora Charles, William Powell as Nick Charles, Cesar Romero as Mrs. Jorgenson, Maureen O'Sullivan as Dorothy, William Henry as Gil, Henry Wadsworth as Tommy, Cyril Thornton as Tanner, Porter Hall as Herbert MacCaulay, Natalie Moorhead as Julia Wolf, and Harold Huber as Nunheim.

The Thin Man (film) Quotes

Myrna Loy as Nora Charles

  • (Myrna Loy) "What's that man doing in my drawers?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "It's the nicest dinner I ever listened to."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You darn fool. You didn't have to knock me out. I knew you'd take him, but I wanted to see you do it."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "There's a girl with hair on her chest."
  • (Myrna Loy) "How many drinks have you had?"
  • (William Powell) "This will make six Martinis."
  • (Myrna Loy) "All right. Will you bring me five more Martinis, Leo? Line them right up here."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Take care of yourself"
  • (William Powell) "Why, sure I will."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Don't say it like that. Say it as if you meant it."
  • (William Powell) "Well, I do believe the little woman cares."
  • (Myrna Loy) "I don't care. It's just that I'm used to you, that's all."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You know, that sounds like an interesting case. Why don't you take it?"
  • (William Powell) "I haven't the time. I'm much too busy seeing that you don't lose any of the money I married you for."
  • (Myrna Loy) "If you let anything happen to him, you'll never wag that tail again."
  • (Myrna Loy) "The next person who says Merry Christmas to me, I'll kill 'em."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Who is she?"
  • (William Powell) "Oh, darling, I was hoping I wouldn't have to answer that."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Come on."
  • (William Powell) "Well, 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. We're all like that on my father's side."
  • (Myrna Loy) "By the way, how is your father's side?"
  • (William Powell) "Oh, it's much better, thanks. And yours?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "If that knife's missing, I'll look for it in your back."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Do you want a drink?"
  • (William Powell) "What do you think?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Gilbert, you've been listening on the extension again."
  • (William Henry) "Of course, what else is an exension for ?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "What hit me?"
  • (William Powell) "The last martini. How 'bout a pick-me-up?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "No."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Oh, Nicky, I love you because you know such lovely people."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Back to California, huh?"
  • (William Powell) "My soul woman, I give you three murders and you're still not satisfied."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Is this true?"
  • (William Powell) "I don't know."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Then, why are you saying it?"
  • (William Powell) "Its the only way it makes sense."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Nicky -- Nicky, put Asta in here with me tonight."
  • (William Powell) "Oh, yeah?"
  • (Unnamed) "Say listen, is he working on a case?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Yes, yes."
  • (Unnamed) "What case?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "A case of scotch. Pitch in and help him."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Pretty girl."
  • (William Powell) "Yes. She's a very nice type."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You got types?"
  • (William Powell) "Only you, darling. Lanky brunettes with wicked jaws."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Nick? Nicky?"
  • (William Powell) "What?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "You asleep?"
  • (William Powell) "Yes."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Good. I want to talk to you."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Waiter, will you serve the nuts? I mean, will you serve the guests the nuts?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "All right. Go ahead. Go on. See if I care. But I thinks it's a dirty trick to bring me all the way to New York just to make a widow of me."
  • (William Powell) "You wouldn't be a widow long."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You bet I wouldn't."
  • (William Powell) "Not with all your money --"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Who's that?"
  • (William Powell) "It's probably Santa Claus."

William Powell as Nick Charles

  • (William Powell) "Hey, would you mind putting that gun away? My wife doesn't care, but I'm a very timid fellow."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You idiot."
  • (William Powell) "Alright, shoot. I mean, uh, what's on your mind?"
  • (William Powell) "I want to lie low until I get the whole dope. I'm not gonna go off half-cocked."
  • (William Powell) "What are you drinking?"
  • (Porter Hall) "Oh, nothing, thanks. Nothing."
  • (William Powell) "Oh, that's a mistake."
  • (Morelli) "I didn't knock Julia off."
  • (William Powell) "All right, you didn't."
  • (Morelli) "I ain't seen her in about three months. We was all washed up."
  • (William Powell) "Why tell me?"
  • (Morelli) "I wouldn't have any reason to hurt her. She was always on the up-and-up with me; but, that dirty little Nunheim he got sore with her cause I clicked and he didn't. And he put the finger on me."
  • (William Powell) "Well, this is all swell brother; but, you're peddling your fish in the wrong market. I've got nothing to do with this."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "Now, look here Charles I guess we're both of us going about this thing in the wrong way. Now, I don't want to get tough with you and I'm sure you don't want to get tough with me. There's just one more question I wanna ask you. Are you willing to swear to a complaint for this guy's pluggin' ya?"
  • (William Powell) "Now, that's another one I can't answer now. Maybe it was an accident?"
  • (William Powell) "Whoever killed him was counting on one thing: that skeletons all look alike."
  • (William Powell) "Morelli, you knew Julia. Was she gypping Wynant?"
  • (Morelli) "She don't say she is but I figure she is."
  • (William Powell) "Why do you say that?"
  • (Morelli) "Well, once I wanted five grand. She give to me like that. Cash."
  • (Reporter) "Why are you in town?"
  • (William Powell) "My wife is on a bender. I'm trying to sober her up."
  • (William Powell) "Here's that man again. Ammunition. Highballs and cocktails; the long and short of it."
  • (William Powell) "From now on they're going to think that every thin man with white hair is Wynant."
  • (William Powell) "C'mon in kid, shed the chapeau."
  • (William Powell) "Have you got a nice evening gown?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Yes, I've got a Lulu. Why?"
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "You got a pistol permit?"
  • (William Powell) "No."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "Ever heard of the Sullivan Act?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Oh, that's all right, we're married."
  • (William Powell) "Now don't make a move or that dog will tear you to shreds."
  • (William Powell) "Say, how did you people happen to pop in here?"
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "We hear this is getting to be sort of a meeting place for the Wynant family, so we figured we'll stick around just in case the old boy himself should show up. Then we see this bird sneak in, we decide to come up. And lucky for you we did."
  • (William Powell) "Yes, I might not have been shot."
  • (William Powell) "The murderer is right in this room. Sitting at this table. You may serve the fish."
  • (William Powell) "I don't know anything, I've been in California for the last four years."
  • (William Powell) "How'd you like Grant's tomb?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "It's lovely. I'm having a copy made for you."
  • (William Powell) "Can't you get to sleep?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "No."
  • (William Powell) "Well, maybe you should take a drink. It will help you."
  • (Myrna Loy) "No, thanks."
  • (William Powell) "Well, then maybe it will help if I took it."
  • (William Powell) "Haven't you heard the news? I'm a gentleman now."
  • (William Powell) "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."
  • (William Powell) "Now my friends, if I may propose a little toast. Let us eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die."
  • (Myrna Loy) "You give such charming parties, Mr. Charles."
  • (William Powell) "Thank you, Mrs. Charles."
  • (William Powell) "Your guess is as good as mine, baby."
  • (William Powell) "For tomorrow may bring sorrow, so tonight let us be; gay --"

Natalie Moorhead as Julia Wolf

  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "Who's that man?"
  • (Natalie Moorhead) "He isn't anybody. Just a fella I used to know."
  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "I thought you'd given up that sort of friend."
  • (Natalie Moorhead) "Why; it's the first time I've seen him in years. I didn't want him to think I was high-hatting him."

William Henry as Gil

  • (William Henry) "You have an Oedipus complex and you won't admit it."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Oh, please, Gilbert."
  • (William Henry) "The trouble with you is you won't face facts. Now, I know I have a mother fixation; but, it's slight. It hasn't yet reached the point of where I --"
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Stop it, Gilbert. Stop it."
  • (William Henry) "There's a physiological as well as psychological angle in my father's relationship with Julia Wolf that the police have overlooked, and I think it settles the whole question. You see, my father was a sexagenarian."
  • (Reporter) "He was?"
  • (William Henry) "Yes, he admitted it."
  • (Reporter) "A sexagenarian, eh?"
  • (Reporter) "But we can't put that in the paper."
  • (William Henry) "Why not?"
  • (Reporter) "You know how they are; sex?"
  • (William Henry) "Well, then just say he was sixty years old."
  • (Reporter) "Is that what that means?"
  • (William Henry) "Of course."
  • (William Henry) "Could I come down and see the body? I've never seen a dead body."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "Why do you want to?"
  • (William Henry) "Well, I've been studying psychopathic criminology and I have a theory. Perhaps this was the work of a sadist or a paranoiac. If I saw it I might be able to tell."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "Yeah, that's a good idea. But don't you bother to come down; we'll bring the body right up to you."

Cyril Thornton as Tanner

  • (Cyril Thornton) "Your daughter's here, Mr. Wynant. Mr. Wynant. Mr. Wynant."
  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "Haven't you got any more sense than to shout at me like that?"
  • (Cyril Thornton) "Julia Wolf got me a job as her bookkeeper."
  • (William Powell) "Well, that's a hot one. Bookkeeper. Where did you ever learn bookkeeping?"
  • (Cyril Thornton) "That last time you sent me up, I learned bookkeeping in Sing Sing."

Henry Wadsworth as Tommy

  • (Henry Wadsworth) "Why did your mother divorce your father? I think he's swell."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Well, it seems he had a secretary."
  • (Henry Wadsworth) "Oh. Well, I'll do my own typing."
  • (Henry Wadsworth) "Say, I'm getting out of here."
  • (William Powell) "No, you stay here."
  • (Henry Wadsworth) "If I stay, I know I'm gonna take a poke at him."
  • (William Powell) "Then I insist that you stay."
  • (Henry Wadsworth) "Here's to you two."
  • (William Powell) "And here's to you two too."
  • (William Powell) "Why the rat. He can't top us."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "No."
  • (Myrna Loy) "To-Toooooooo."

Maureen O'Sullivan as Dorothy

  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "You're not missing much. He's cuckoo."
  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "Like all the rest of us."
  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "Is this fellow; has he seen the whole family?"
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Yes and he still wants to marry me."
  • (Clyde Wynant, the thin man) "He's a brave man."

Cesar Romero as Mrs. Jorgenson

  • (Mimi Jorgenson, the former Mrs. Wynant) "I'm Mrs. Jorgenson."
  • (Cesar Romero) "Put it over there, sister. I was Mrs. Jorgenson before you were."

Harold Huber as Nunheim

  • (Harold Huber) "You open your mouth and I'll pop a tooth out of it."
  • (Marion) "Oh, is that so?"
  • (Harold Huber) "She's drivin' me nuts. She's been raggin' me all day."
  • (Lieutenant John Guild) "Maybe if you quit runnin' around after other women, you wouldn't have so much trouble with this one."

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