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The Third Man (1949)

Not Rated
104 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Director
Writer
Graham Greene (by) (screen play)
Producer
Cinematographer
Robert Krasker (photographed by)
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Box Office
Opening weekend
$13,576
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,067,364
Gross (World)
$1,138,483
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Release date
Feb 1, 1950 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Joseph Cotten
Holly Martins Holly Martins   See fewer
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Alida Valli
Anna Schmidt (as Valli) Anna Schmidt (as Valli)   See fewer
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Orson Welles
Harry Lime Harry Lime   See fewer
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Trevor Howard
Maj. Calloway Maj. Calloway   See fewer
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Bernard Lee
Sgt. Paine Sgt. Paine   See fewer
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Paul Hörbiger
Karl - Harry's Porter (as Paul Hoerbiger) Karl - Harry's Porter (as Paul Hoerbiger)   See fewer
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Ernst Deutsch
'Baron' Kurtz 'Baron' Kurtz   See fewer
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Siegfried Breuer
Popescu Popescu   See fewer
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Erich Ponto
Dr. Winkel Dr. Winkel   See fewer
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Hedwig Bleibtreu
Anna's Old Landlady Anna's Old Landlady   See fewer
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Nelly Arno
Kurtz's Mother (uncredited) Kurtz's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Arrow
International Patrol A (uncredited) International Patrol A (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Ayer
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Belcher
Man Chasing Holly (uncredited) Man Chasing Holly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Bieber
Casanova Barman (uncredited) Casanova Barman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Birch
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Martin Boddey
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Madge Brindley
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Robert Brown
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Ray Browne
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Robin Burns
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Paul Carpenter
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Marie-Louise Charlier
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Alexis Chesnakov
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Guy De Monceau
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Reed De Rouen
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Jack Faint
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Peter Fontaine
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Thomas Gallagher
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Godfrey
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Vernon Greeves
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Herbert Halbik
Little Hansel - Boy with Ball (uncredited) Little Hansel - Boy with Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Hardtmuth
Hartman - Hall Porter at Hotel Sacher (uncredited) Hartman - Hall Porter at Hotel Sacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Hertner
Barman at Sacher's (uncredited) Barman at Sacher's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
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Lily Kann
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geoffrey Keen
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Brookes Kyle
International Patrol B (uncredited) International Patrol B (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Miller
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Hannah Norbert
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Eric Pohlmann
Waiter at Smolka's (uncredited) Waiter at Smolka's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Reed
Opening Narrator - UK Version (voice) (uncredited) Opening Narrator - UK Version (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Annie Rosar
Porter's Wife (uncredited) Porter's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Schrecker
Hansel's Father (uncredited) Hansel's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugo Schuster
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Karel Stepanek
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Gordon Tanner
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Brother Theodore
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Ernst Ulman
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Helga Wahlrow
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8.1 / 10 | 147,357 votes