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The Third Man

The Third Man(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.

Cast & Crew

Carol Reed Director
Joseph Cotten Holly Martins
Alida Valli Anna [Schmidt]
Orson Welles Harry Lime
Trevor Howard Major Calloway
Bernard Lee Sergeant Paine
Paul Hoerbiger Harry's porter
Ernst Deutsch "Baron" Kurtz
Erich Ponto Dr. Winkel
Hedwig Bleibtreu Anna's "old woman"
Annie Rosar Porter's wife

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  NR Premiere Info:  London opening: 31 Aug 1949; New York opening: 2 Feb 1950
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Selznick Releasing Organization
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  London Film Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  93 or 104-105 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • The Third Man Cut on TCM

    Frank Boardman 2018-12-16

    I have seen The Third Man three times, the first when it came out in NYC, the last on TCM. One of the scenes on TCM was missing when I watched the film on... MORE>

  • Homosexual question

    Rose 2018-03-24

    Did I detect a homosexual living arrangement between Dr. Winkler and the character who carried the small dog early on in the movie. Both appeared at the... MORE>

  • mystery partners

    a.morris 2018-02-05

    orson welles and joseph cotten acted at their best on screen together. it is strange.. people do not seem to think of them terms of redford and newman... MORE>