The Third Man

(1949)

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Kartina Richardson: The Thin Man

About The Third Man

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After arriving in post-World War II Vienna, unemployed pulp novelist Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) learns that his friend Harry (Orson Welles) has died in an accident. Compelled to investigate the death, Holly slowly uncovers startling revelations about Harry's life. Based on a novel by Graham Greene, this classic film noir thriller earned an Academy Award nomination for director Carol Reed and won an Oscar for Best Cinematography.

Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard, Alida Valli, Ernst Deutsch, Paul Hörbiger

Director: Carol Reed

Release Year: 1949

Length: 104 minutes

Rating: NR

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