The Thin Man Summary
Woody Van Dyke

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The Thin Man Summary

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The Thin Man opens in the workshop of Clyde Wynant, a tall, thin, wealthy inventor and businessman. Wynant, the father of two adult children, Dorothy and Gilbert, has recently left his wife after having a relationship with his secretary, Julia Wolf.

Dorothy and her boyfriend, Tommy, appear in her father's laboratory. They announce that they are engaged and will be married after Christmas. At the same time, Wynant mentions...

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