First Monday Movie at Excelsior, December 3, 6:30-8:30pm
The movie for December is The Thin Man (1934, 91 mins) with William Powell and Myrna Loy; directed by W.S. Van Dyke
Nick and Nora Charles, a charming, sophisticated couple, go to New York to enjoy the Christmas holidays and find themselves investigating a murder.
The movie is based on a story by Dashiell Hammett and was filmed in just 12 days for the paltry budget of $231,000. The film became a major box office hit, raking in $1.4 million and getting nominations for both Best Actor and Best Director in the 1934 Academy Awards.
Stay tuned for the 2013 selections of First Monday Movies at Excelsior!