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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:  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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  • Forever brilliant

    ELLEN VAN DER hOEVEN 2015-07-04

    "The Third Man" when can we see it on TCM again ? MORE>

  • The Third Man - Definitly Worth Watching

    P.H.G. 2015-06-27

    I stayed up last night to watch it at 1:00am on TCM for the first time. It was really worth it. The cast and acting lived up to par. Very good story line.... MORE>

  • Certainly in my top five movies of all time.

    Andy Easton 2015-05-22

    How could Orson Wells dominate a movie with so little screen time? How could anyone forget Alida Valli walking past Joseph Cotton? How could they have... MORE>