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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
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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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  • This Mystery Classic on Criterion DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2014-06-28

    I wish this classic film was back on Criterion DVD again. I like Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles and Trevor Howard. It won an Academy Award for best... MORE>

  • In my top 5...

    Aundrea Morgan 2013-12-05

    Camera angles! Camera angles! Cold, a zither, moody scenes and the awkward... All tapped perfectly. MORE>

  • The Third Man

    John 2013-08-02

    Overall-3 1/2 out of 5Lead Performers-3/5Supporting Cast-5/5 (namely Orson... MORE>