alphabetized list of Switchblades in Films

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button_man
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Re: alphabetized list of Switchblades in Films

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Yet another "Thin Man" switchblade appearance.... maybe!

Nine minutes before the ending of "After the Thin Man" (1936), a shady nightclub owner called "Dancer" pulls a knife -- it's only visible for a fraction of a second, and I couldn't tell if it's a spring-knife or not. Can anybody find the scene and post an image here? I'd like to add this film to the list if it qualifies.
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Re: alphabetized list of Switchblades in Films

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Another movie not mentioned on the list

Into the night 1985, Two Super automatics are used towards the end of the movie.
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Thanx TMD.... it has been added....!
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One more
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TMD ~ Got it... thanks!
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I just realized that I have posted about two different 'Thin Man' films and described the same scene as being in both!

The scene featuring "Dancer" (the nightclub owner) was actually in "After the Thin Man" (1936).
So, now I am not sure whether there was actually a switchblade scene in "Song of the Thin Man" or not.
I'll just have to wait until it rolls around again on TCM......
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Undisputed 2 Last man standing 2006 Stiletto
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The Incident (1967) Looks like it has a Rizzuto in it.
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Good photos from these movies! Both have been added to the Lists....
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Last night I was watching a re-run of "Hill Street Blues" at 3 am and was treated to a scene where a vicious pimp pulled out a Rizzuto and threatened (an undercover) Lucy Bates -- original broadcast Feb. 7, 1985 / Season 5 Episode 16 -- often a knife is only visible for a fraction of a second, but this was on-screen long enough to see the hallmark cheesy swinguards as well as the bail on the back bolsters.

Also, I recently watched "Runaway Jury" .... a 2004 suspense / action movie that is well-made but is eventually spoiled by Grisham's blatant anti-A2 bias -- anyhow, this is the first time that I've seen a film that tries to gaslight the audience into thinking that a switchblade has been deployed: you hear a sharp "snap" and immediately see a knife with a dagger-type blade being held in one hand by the Bad Guy..... only by freezing the picture do you perceive that it appears to actually be a fixed-blade knife, and not even a folder, let alone a switchblade. (Sorry for the somewhat fuzzy photo; I dunno how to find still photo shots of movies, so I just snapped a picture of the movie on my TV)
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