Oscar Movies: Thin Man, The


Oscar Nominations: 4

Picture, produced by Hunt Stromberg
Director: W. S. Van Dyke
Adaptation: Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Actor: William Powell

Oscar Context

The Thin Man competed for the Best Picture with eleven other films: The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Cleopatra, Flirtation Walk, The Gay Divorcee, Here Comes the Navy, The House of Rothchild, Imitation of Life, It Happened One Night, One Night of Love, Viva Villa!, and The White Parade.

It Happened One Night swept most of the Oscars, including Best Picture.