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Release Date: February 2nd, 1950

DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, "The Third Man" stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead. Martins develops a conspiracy theory after learning of a "third man" present at the time of Harry's death, running into interference from British officer Maj. Calloway (Trevor Howard) and falling head-over-heels for Harry's grief-stricken lover, Anna (Alida Valli).

Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard, Alida Valli, Paul Hoerbiger, Ernst Deutsch, Erich Ponto, Siegfried Breuer

Director: Carol Reed

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Production Co: London Film Production [gb], British Lion Film Corporation [gb]

Distributors: Spiegel Media GmbH, British Lion Films Ltd., Vintage Video, Warner Home Vídeo, Continental Home Vídeo [br], Selznick International Pictures

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