Waupaca library shows comedy mystery
‘The Thin Man’ is October’s First Thursday Film
The Waupaca Area Public Library will screen “The Thin Man” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke, “The Thin Man” is a 1934 comedy mystery.
Stars William Powell and Myrna Loy portray Nick and Nora Charles, a couple who spend their time drinking cocktails, bantering and flirting with each other.
Nick is a former private detective who retired after marrying Nora who is a wealthy heiress.
Noted for its charming dialogue, witty banter and scenes improvised by the actors during filming, “The Thin Man” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
This is the second installment in the fall series of First Thursday Films.
Although Dr. Jack Rhodes will no longer introduce the films in person, the library video-recorded him speaking from his hospital bed about each of the four films he selected for the fall of 2022.
Admission is free and open to the public.