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The third man

Author: Alexander Korda, SirDavid O SelznickJoseph CottenTrevor HowardOrson WellesAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2010.
Series: StudioCanal collection.
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A pulp fiction writer arrives in post-WWII Vienna at the invitation of a friend who has offered him a job. Once there, he discovers that a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market and his friend has recently died in a mysterious traffic accident. As he begins to unravel the story behind his friend's death, he finds himself entangled in the black market, the police, and his friend's Czech  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Blu-ray discs
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Korda, Sir; David O Selznick; Joseph Cotten; Trevor Howard; Orson Welles; Graham Greene; London Films.; Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 654866539
Language Note: English dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on a story by Graham Greene.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Release date: Sep. 14, 2010.
Special features: Audio commentary with Guy Hamilton, Simon Callow and 2nd unit script supervisor Angela Allen; interactive Vienna tour; "The third man" on the radio; Guardian National Film Theatre audio interviews with Joseph Cotten and Graham Greene; Joseph Cotten's alternate opening voiceover narration; interview with Zither performance by Cornelia Mayer; stills gallery; original trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; music, Anton Karas.
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard, Orson Welles, Alida Valli, Carol Reed.
Awards: Academy Award Winner, 1951: Best Cinematography - Black and White (Robert Krasker) ; Academy Award Nominee, 1951: Best Director (Carol Reed), Best Film Editing (Oswald Hafenrichter) ; Grand Prize of the Festival (Carol Reed), 1949 Cannes Film Festiva ; Best British Film, BAFTA Film Awards, 1950.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray Disc; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 mono.; 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player.
Series Title: StudioCanal collection.
Responsibility: a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene.

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A pulp fiction writer arrives in post-WWII Vienna at the invitation of a friend who has offered him a job. Once there, he discovers that a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market and his friend has recently died in a mysterious traffic accident. As he begins to unravel the story behind his friend's death, he finds himself entangled in the black market, the police, and his friend's Czech girlfriend. Includes commentary, interviews, collectible booklet, and more.

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