With all the commotion of Johnny Depp and Rob Marshall tackling a remake, I felt it important for non-fans to get a small glimpse into the world of Nick and Nora Charles.

The 1934 comedy/mystery/drinking contest starred William Powell and Myrna Loy as the crime-solving, party-hosting pair trying to solve the disappearance of eccentric businessman (and thin person) Clyde Wynant just because, you know, for the fun of it.

The Thin Man spawned a ton of sequels, the pair became icons in the comedy and mystery worlds alike, and their lush lifestyle (in movies set during Prohibitionist) was a definite middle finger to the powers that were. This charming trailer showcases Powell talking as Nick Charles to another one of his detective characters, and sharing the joys of new love and baffling murders.

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