Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: James M. Cain

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 01 Oct 2007

--- Lawrence Coates <> wrote:

> I've heard that all the drinking, at least in the
> movie versions of The Thin Man, was a
> substitute for the sex that would have been censored
> out.
Then it would have been wall-to-wall sex. There's a great line in one of the films where Nora is asked if anything exceptional had occurred on the cross-country train ride.

"Oh, yes," she said, "Nick was sober in Kansas City."

Or something to that effect.


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