(No. 47 in a series of 48 issued by Gallaher Tobacco, Virginia House, London & Belfast)
"Making 'The Thin Man' was in many ways my most delightful film experience. Being directed by so skilled a screen technician as W. S. Van Dyke was in itself a pleasure, and the praise which the picture received showed that the immense amount of thought put into it was fully appreciated. 'The Thin Man' influenced all detective films that came after--and it's satisfying to be 'in at the beginning'"