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The Third Man (1949)  link to The Third Man on IMDb  

Number: 155

poster The Third Man

IMDb Rating:
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8.5/10

Country: UK, 104 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German, Russian

Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery, Film-Noir

Director(s): Carol Reed

Storyline:
An out of work pulp fiction novelist, Holly Martins, arrives in a post war Vienna divided into sectors by the victorious allies, and where a shortage of supplies has lead to a flourishing black market. He arrives at the invitation of an ex-school friend, Harry Lime, who has offered him a job, only to discover that Lime has recently died in a peculiar traffic accident. From talking to Lime's friends and associates Martins soon notices that some of the stories are inconsistent, and determines to discover what really happened to Harry Lime.

Cast:

photo Joseph Cotten Joseph Cotten
photo Alida Valli Alida Valli
photo Orson Welles Orson Welles
photo Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
photo Bernard Lee Bernard Lee
photo Paul Hörbiger Paul Hörbiger
photo Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch
photo Siegfried Breuer Siegfried Breuer
photo Erich Ponto Erich Ponto
photo Wilfrid Hyde-White Wilfrid Hyde-White

Medium: Original DVD,

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen