Van Dyke directs actors Myrna Loy and William Powell in the crime... News Photo1930-1939,1934,Actor,Actress,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Black And White,Crime,Dining Room,Direction,Film Director,Film Industry,Film Set,Film Studio,Filming,Furniture,Horizontal,Human Interest,Humor,Microphone,Movie,Movie Camera,Myrna Loy,People,Table,Teaching,William Powell - ActorPhotographer Collection: Moviepix 22nd April 1934: W S Van Dyke (1889 - 1943) directs actors Myrna Loy (1905 - 1993) and William Powell (1892 - 1984) in the crime comedy 'The Thin Man'. (Photo via John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)