The Thin Man (TV series)
|The Thin Man|
Kirk and Lawford as Nick and Nora with Asta, 1957.
|Country of origin||USA|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||72|
|Running time||1/2 hour (25:33 minutes)|
|Original run||September 20, 1957 – August 28, 1959|
The Thin Man is a half-hour weekly television series based on the mystery novel The Thin Man (1933) by Dashiell Hammett. The 72 episodes were produced by MGM Television and shown on NBC for two seasons from 1957–1959 on Friday evening.
The series starred Peter Lawford and Phyllis Kirk as Nick and Nora Charles. The dog Asta was one of a number of Wire Fox Terriers given that name for TV and movie. Jack Albertson, Patricia Donahue, and Nita Talbot had recurring roles during the show's second season. Albertson played Lieutenant Harry Evans of the New York Police Department. Donahue played Hazel, Nick and Nora's neighbor. Talbot played Beatrice Dane, alias Blondie Collins, a criminal who dragged Nick and Nora into her schemes. Both Hazel and Beatrice made attempts to seduce Nick. Nora's jealousy fueled her sarcasm on these occasions.
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