The Third Man

TitleThe Third Man
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1949
AuthorsReed, Carol
Running Time108 minutes
Date Released1949
DistributorBritish Lion Film Corporation
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Hailed as one of the best films of all time, The Third Man explores post-World War II Vienna in a stylish film-noir style. An American writer arrives in the Allied-occupied city to find his childhood friend dead. His investigation uncovers dark secrets about Vienna's  black market. 


Joseph Cotten


Orson Welles

Trevor Howard

Joseph Cotten

Carol Reed


Directed by Carol Reed

Produced by Carol Reed, Alexander Korda, and David O. Selznick

Screenplay by Graham Greene

Music by Anton Karas

Cinematography by Robert Krasker

Edited by Oswald Hafenrichter


Film-Noir, Mystery, Film

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