Not Rated | | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
The first British production to be largely shot on location. With its preference for real locations and real local people as extras, it's also Britain's first attempt at the neo-realistic style that Italian directors like Luchino Visconti and Roberto Rossellini were making so ... ...
I never knew the old Vienna before the war with its Strauss music, its glamour and easy charm. Constantinople suited me better.
Opening narrator: I really got to know it in the classic period of the black market. We'd run anything if people wanted it enough and had ...
Three cats were used for Harry Lime's only loved cat, but all three cats were different sizes and colors.
Opening credits prologue: V I E N N A
English, German, Russian
$13,576 (USA) (9 May 1999)
$449,191 (USA) (22 November 2015)
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