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The Third Man

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Original title
The Third Man (The 3rd Man)
Running time
104 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Graham Greene (Novel: Graham Greene)
Anton Karas
Robert Krasker (B&W)
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London Films. Producer: Alexander Korda, David O. Selznick
Film noir. Mystery. Drama | Friendship
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Graham Greene Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten), a pulp novelist who has come to post-WWII Vienna with the promise of work from his friend, Harry Lime (Orson Welles). When he finds that Lime has just been killed in a questionable car accident, he decides to remain in the city to investigate his friend's demise.
1950: Oscar: Best Cinematography B&W. 3 Nominations
1949: BAFTA Awards: Best British Film. Nominated for Best Film from any Source
1949: Directors Guild of America: Nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement
1949: Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Festival
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