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The Thin Man Quotes

  • Nora Charles: Say, what's that man doing in my drawers?


  • Nick Charles: The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking. Now a Manhattan you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time, a dry martini you always shake to waltz time.


  • Nora Charles: [suffering from a hang-over] What hit me?
    Nick Charles: The last martini.


  • Nick Charles: The murderer is right in this room. Sitting at this table. You may serve the fish.


  • Nick Charles: Now don't make a move or that dog will tear you to shreds.


  • Nora Charles: You know, that sounds like an interesting case. Why don't you take it?
    Nick Charles: I haven't the time. I'm much too busy seeing that you don't lose any of the money I married you for.


  • Nora Charles: Waiter, will you serve the nuts? I mean, will you serve the guests the nuts?


  • Reporter: Say listen, is he working on a case?
    Nora Charles: Yes, he is.
    Reporter: What case?
    Nora Charles: A case of scotch. Pitch in and help him.


  • Nora Charles: They say you were shot in the tabloids.
    Nick Charles: They never got near my tabloids.


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