The Best Detective Films of the 1930s

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The Thin Man 1934, 91 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellNat PendletonMinna Gombell

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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After the Thin Man 1936, 112 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyJames Stewart

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Another Thin Man 1939, 103 min.

W.S. Van Dyke     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyVirginia Grey

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Crime

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Murder! 1930, 104 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Herbert MarshallNorah BaringPhyllis Konstam

Crime    Detective Film    Mystery

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Evelyn Prentice 1934, 79 min.

William K. Howard     Starring: William PowellMyrna LoyUna Merkel

Detective Film    Drama    Mystery

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The Mad Miss Manton 1938, 80 min.

Leigh Jason     Starring: Barbara StanwyckHenry FondaSam Levene

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Think Fast, Mr. Moto 1937, 70 min.

Norman Foster     Starring: Peter LorreVirginia FieldThomas Beck

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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