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The Resource The third man, by Graham Greene ; a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; Carol Reed's production ; screen play by Graham Greene ; distributed by British Lion Film Corporation ; produced and directed by Carol Reed, (videorecording)

The third man, by Graham Greene ; a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; Carol Reed's production ; screen play by Graham Greene ; distributed by British Lion Film Corporation ; produced and directed by Carol Reed, (videorecording)

Label
The third man
Title
The third man
Statement of responsibility
by Graham Greene ; a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; Carol Reed's production ; screen play by Graham Greene ; distributed by British Lion Film Corporation ; produced and directed by Carol Reed
Title variation
Carol Reed's The third man
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • An American writer of pulp westerns arrives in post-war Vienna to take a job with an old friend, but discovers he has been murdered. Or has he? Based on Graham Greene's mystery. On three of the American Film Institute's Top 100 lists
  • Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime-- and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder
Related
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1951: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Third man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography, Robert Krasker ; editor, Oswald Hafenrichter ; music, Anton Karas ; set designer, Vincent Korda
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PR6013.R44
LC item number
T5 2007
PerformerNote
Joseph Cotten, Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Ernst Deutsch, Paul Hoerbiger, Erich Ponto, Siegfried Breuer, Bernard Lee, Wilfred Hyde-White, Hedwig Bleibtreu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1976
  • 1893-1956
  • 1902-1965
  • 1904-1991
  • 1905-1994
  • 1921-2006
  • 1915-1985
  • 1916-1988
  • 1890-1969
  • 1894-1981
  • 1884-1957
  • 1906-1954
  • 1908-1981
  • 1868-1958
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reed, Carol
  • Korda, Alexander
  • Selznick, David O.
  • Greene, Graham
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Valli, Alida
  • Welles, Orson
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Deutsch, Ernst
  • Hörbiger, Paul
  • Ponto, Erich
  • Breuer, Siegfried
  • Lee, Bernard
  • Hyde-White, Wilfrid
  • Bleibtreu, Hedwig
  • London Film Productions
  • British Lion Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
64
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Black market
  • Novelists
  • Vienna (Austria)
Technique
live action
Label
The third man, by Graham Greene ; a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; Carol Reed's production ; screen play by Graham Greene ; distributed by British Lion Film Corporation ; produced and directed by Carol Reed, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100032116
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Disc 1: Video introduction by writer-director Peter Bogdanovich; 2 audio commentaries: one by filmmaker Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Tony Gilroy and one by film scholar Dana Polan; abridged recording of Graham Greene's treatment, read by actor Richard Clarke ; Disc 2: "Shadowing The third man" (2005): a 90-min. feature documentary on the making of the film; "Graham Greene: the hunted man": an hour-long, 1968 episode of the BBC's Omnibus series, featuring a rare interview with the novelist; "Who was the third man?" (2000): a 30-min. Austrian documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; The third man on the radio: the 1951 "A ticket to Tangiers" episode of the series The lives of Harry Lime, written and performed by Orson Welles, and the 1951 Lux radio theatre adaptation of The third man; illustrated production history with rare behind-the-scenes photos, original UK press book, and U.S. trailer; actor Joseph Cotten's alternate opening voice-over narration for the U.S. version; archival footage of postwar Vienna; a look at the untranslated foreign dialogue in the film ; plus, a booklet featuring essays by Luc Sante, Charles Drazin, and Philip Kerr
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([26] p. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
ocm84915112
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781934121450
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023429
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1690D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 923497
  • (OCoLC)84915112
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The third man, by Graham Greene ; a London Film production ; presented by Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick ; Carol Reed's production ; screen play by Graham Greene ; distributed by British Lion Film Corporation ; produced and directed by Carol Reed, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100032116
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Disc 1: Video introduction by writer-director Peter Bogdanovich; 2 audio commentaries: one by filmmaker Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Tony Gilroy and one by film scholar Dana Polan; abridged recording of Graham Greene's treatment, read by actor Richard Clarke ; Disc 2: "Shadowing The third man" (2005): a 90-min. feature documentary on the making of the film; "Graham Greene: the hunted man": an hour-long, 1968 episode of the BBC's Omnibus series, featuring a rare interview with the novelist; "Who was the third man?" (2000): a 30-min. Austrian documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew; The third man on the radio: the 1951 "A ticket to Tangiers" episode of the series The lives of Harry Lime, written and performed by Orson Welles, and the 1951 Lux radio theatre adaptation of The third man; illustrated production history with rare behind-the-scenes photos, original UK press book, and U.S. trailer; actor Joseph Cotten's alternate opening voice-over narration for the U.S. version; archival footage of postwar Vienna; a look at the untranslated foreign dialogue in the film ; plus, a booklet featuring essays by Luc Sante, Charles Drazin, and Philip Kerr
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([26] p. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
ocm84915112
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (104 min.)
Isbn
9781934121450
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023429
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1690D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 923497
  • (OCoLC)84915112
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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