The Third Man (1949)

 |  Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller


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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.


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Trivia

Carol Reed went to great lengths to capture the atmosphere of the beleaguered city on film, and he was helped along by city officials and ordinary inhabitants. On nights when rain was unavailable to give the cobblestone streets the appropriate glistening ... ...


Quotes

Porter: He is now
Porter: in hell, or
Porter: in heaven.


Goofs

After Harry's funeral, in the Zentralfriedhof, Anna goes into the straight alley. We see her shadow on the right side on the screen


Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: V I E N N A

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

12 October 1949

Language

English, German, Russian


Country of Origin

UK

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$13,576 (USA) (9 May 1999)

Gross:

$449,191 (USA) (22 November 2015)

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