The Third Man



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


Top Billed Cast

  1. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten

    Holly Martins

  2. Alida Valli

    Alida Valli

    Anna Schmidt

  3. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles

    Harry Lime

  4. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    Major Calloway

  5. Bernard Lee

    Bernard Lee

    Sergeant Paine

Full Cast & Crew

The Third Man
The Third Man



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 2, 1950


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue $596,349.00



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