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Dashiell Hammett: A Memoir, by Lillian Hellman in The New York Review of Books (1965)

BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD When we were very broke, those first years in New York, Hammett got a modest advance from Knopf and began to write The Thin Man. He moved to … Continue reading

10/16/2015 · Leave a comment

The Thin Man – Not So Secret Obsession

Originally posted on Waldina:
I adore The Thin Man films, their snappy dialogue delivered at break-neck speed, their sets and cinematography, their clothes, everything. ┬áIt is the period in Hollywood…

01/07/2015 · 4 Comments