A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.
The nicest movie you'll ever see about murder and blackmail. [Lobby Card]
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Did You Know?
The movie featured Group Theatre founder actress Ruth Nelson
portraying the landlady Mrs. Schmidt, this character name being a spoof of the German aircraft manufacturing company "Messerschmitt". This film was astonishingly Nelson's first theatrical film role in almost thirty years. See more
The first close-up of Charlie's white shoes with blood on them also shows Ira's black shoes right next to him, but Ira doesn't walk up to help Charlie until the following shot. See more
Boy, it's really lucky for you that I just happen to be a very self-destructive person.
References The Thin Man
Lyrics by Stephen Lehner
Music by Ken Wannberg
Sung by Bev Kelly See more