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The Third Man (1949)

NR 1950-02-02 (US) ThrillerMystery 1h 44m
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Hunted by men ... Sought by WOMEN!


In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. 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 Major Calloway, and falling head-over-heels for Harry's grief-stricken lover, Anna.

  1. Carol Reed


  2. Graham Greene


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  1. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten

    Holly Martins

  2. Alida Valli

    Alida Valli

    Anna Schmidt

  3. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    Major Calloway

  4. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles

    Harry Lime

  5. Paul Hörbiger

    Paul Hörbiger

    Karl the Porter

  6. Ernst Deutsch

    Ernst Deutsch

    'Baron' Kurtz

  7. Erich Ponto

    Erich Ponto

    Dr. Winkel

  8. Siegfried Breuer

    Siegfried Breuer


  9. Hedwig Bleibtreu

    Hedwig Bleibtreu

    Anna's Landlady

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