#51 2017-04-07 08:28:46

choad wrote:

Smudge wrote:

(The Hammett stories look like great fun, choad!)

Hammett's meager output of novels and stories sing in a language entirely absent from screen adaptations of his work, which now seem dated and mannered.

My wife and I are eternally grateful for his novel The Thin Man which ending up launching six films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.

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#52 2017-04-07 10:55:16

Baywolfe wrote:

choad wrote:

Smudge wrote:

(The Hammett stories look like great fun, choad!)

Hammett's meager output of novels and stories sing in a language entirely absent from screen adaptations of his work, which now seem dated and mannered.

My wife and I are eternally grateful for his novel The Thin Man which ending up launching six films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.

...indeed, classics........I agree

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#53 2017-04-07 11:20:10

I would chew off my arm for a week with Myrna Loy...

http://cdn-static.denofgeek.com/sites/denofgeek/files/myrna-loy-main.jpg https://i.giphy.com/OwmpoUEFTcwU0.gif

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