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The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case

George Baxt

The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case

by George Baxt

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Powell, William, 1892- -- Fiction.,
    • Loy, Myrna, 1905- -- Fiction.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Fiction.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Baxt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.A8478 W55 1996b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination307 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL975095M
      ISBN 100786207191
      LC Control Number96012103

        The Thin Man is a American pre-Code comedy-mystery film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a leisure-class couple . The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Murder Case George Baxt (The William Powell and Myrna Loy Murder Case, etc.). MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE.

      That's certainly the case in "The Thin Man" (), a murder mystery in which the murder and the mystery are insignificant compared to the personal styles of the actors. Powell and Myrna Loy co-star as Nick and Nora Charles, a retired detective and his rich wife, playfully in love and both always a .   He was starred as S. S. Van Dine's resourceful sleuth, Philo Vance, in ''The Canary Murder Case'' and three sequels. The team of William Powell and Myrna Loy was formed at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in

      Baxt, George, The William Powell & Myrna Loy Murder Case, New York, On POWELL: articles— Current Biography , New York, Jacobs, Jack, "William Powell," in Films in Review (New York), November Hurley, J., "Nora on Nick: Myrna Loy Talks about Her Co-Star," and "Remembering William Powell," by S. Rabin, in Films in Review. (Book 11 in the Jacob Singer series) A novel by George Baxt Basking in the recent success of The Thin Man, William Powell and Myrna Loy stumble onto a situation so typically Hollywood that only the real-life incarnation of Nick and Nora Charles could take the : George Baxt.


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So THE WILLIAM POWELL & MYRNA LOY MURDER CASE (book title, you be clunky!), published in and the eleventh in Baxt's celebrity mystery series, unfolds in the manner of a cozy mystery.

Meaning that violence is toned down. No deaths occur "on camera." The crime and detection take place in a socially intimate community/5(9). William Powell and Myrna Loy were teamed up in many movies and the Thin Man series where they played Nick and Nora Charles leads into there status in this book.

They are in their detective roles. Helping the LAPD detectives Herb Villon and Jim Mallory in the search for a killer/5. The William Powell and Myrna Loy Murder Case by Baxt, George and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   About half way through the book it finally happened, and you only really got two suspects, one of which I felt they’d already exonerated in the first half of the story.

And as for the characters of Powell and Loy, well they were basically Nick and Nora Charles. The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case. [George Baxt] -- A Hollywood madam publicizes that she is deep in debt, putting the squeeze on many of Hollywood's leading men by implying that she would hate to have to sell the content of her little black book.

THE WILLIAM POWELL AND MYRNA LOY MURDER CASE. by George Baxt. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Author: George Baxt. The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case by Baxt, George. Publication date Topics Powell, William,Loy, Myrna,Motion picture actors and actresses, Detective and mystery stories, Historical fiction Publisher Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. About half way through the book it finally happened, and you only really got two suspects, one of which I felt they’d already exonerated in the first half of the story.

And as for the characters of Powell and Loy, well they were basically Nick and Nora Charles. Author Baxt, George Subjects Powell, William, ; Motion picture actors and actresses - Fiction.; Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Summary Basking in the recent success of The Thin Man, William Powell and Myrna Loy stumble onto a situation so typically Hollywood that only the real-life incarnation of Nick and Nora Charles could take the case.

– William Powell as Nick Charles in the opening scene of Dashiell Hammett’s The Thin Man. The wonderfully, comic and fun loving William Powell and Myrna Loy.

Like a sublime dry martini, Myrna Loy and William Powell had an intuitive, flawless rhythm throughout their legendary screen teaming in 14 films together.

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The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case. [George Baxt] -- A renowned Hollywood madam, dying of cancer and desperate for cash, decides to go public with her little black book. But when a plan to kill her backfires, and others are killed instead, William. Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette Director: Michael Curtiz Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of.

Stardom awaited her, and, inW.S. Van Dyke cast Loy opposite ideal co-star William Powell in the first of the hugely successful "Thin Man" comedy-mysteries, confirming her as a favorite with movie audiences around the country. Looking for books by George Baxt. See all books authored by George Baxt, including The William Powell and Myrna Loy Murder Case, and The Alfred Hitchcock Murder Case, and more on   Thin Man - William Powell Jereline Sesson; 19 videos; starring William Powell, Myrna Loy (June 8, ) The Kennel Murder Case () WILLIAM POWELL by PizzaFlix.

Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. With William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton. Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case 8/10(K). Directed by Richard Thorpe.

With William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson, Gloria DeHaven. Nick and Nora visit Nick's hometown, and end up involved in a murder/10(K). The author makes her case that Myrna Loy (–) could inspire a fascinating biography, but she doesn’t really deliver one.

Though Loy was once one of Hollywood’s leading female stars, Leider (Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino,etc.) maintains that she was underappreciated, partly because of the subtlety of her craft.William Horatio Powell (J – March 5, ) was an American actor.

A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles characters created by Dashiell was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times: for The Thin Man (), My Man Godfrey (), and Life with.The Dorothy Parker Murder Case is the first of thirteen fictional celebrity mysteries written by George Baxt.

Later novels feature such luminaries as Mae West, Clark Gable, and Bette Davis--to name just a few. While each novel features a different cast of stars, Detective Jacob Singer is the lawman in each case/5.