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

Number: 155

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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

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

Medium: Original DVD,

Plot Outline: 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.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen