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The Resource The Third man, British Lion ; London Films ; Rialto Pictures ; an Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick production ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene. --, (videorecording)

The Third man, British Lion ; London Films ; Rialto Pictures ; an Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick production ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene. --, (videorecording)

Label
The Third man
Title
The Third man
Statement of responsibility
British Lion ; London Films ; Rialto Pictures ; an Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick production ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene. --
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An American western-adventure writer goes to post-World War II Vienna to find his friend Harry Lime, king-pin of the Austrian black market, only to find he has been murdered
Awards note
  • AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes and Villains Award (Harry Lime)
  • Academy Award, Best Cinematography.
  • Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize Winner.
Cataloging source
OSTC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; editor, Oswald Hafenrichter ; music, Anton Karas
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
PG
Language note
Includes audio tracks and subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Joseph Cotten, Trevor Howard, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Bernard Lee, Wilfrid Hyde White
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1976
  • 1905-1994
  • 1916-1988
  • 1921-
  • 1915-1985
  • 1904-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reed, Carol
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Valli, Alida
  • Welles, Orson
  • Greene, Graham
  • Rialto Pictures LLC
  • London Film Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
64
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Novelists, American
  • Murder
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
  • Vienna (Austria)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Third man, British Lion ; London Films ; Rialto Pictures ; an Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick production ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene. --, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Digital video disc
  • Based on the story by Graham Greene
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Luminous new transfer, with digitally restored image and sound, video introduction by witer-director Peter Bogdanovich, abridged recording of Graham Greene's treatment, read by actor Richard Clarke, The Third Man on the radio: (1) the 1951 "a ticket to Tangiers" episode of The Lives of Harry Lime series, written and performed by Orson Welles; and (2) the 1951 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of The Third Man, Joseph Cotten's alternate opening voiceover narration for the U.S. version, archival footage of the composer Anton Karas and the film's famous sewer location, a collection of rare behind-the-scenes shotos, with a brief production history, original and re-release theatrical trailers, restoration demonstration
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. --
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.)
Isbn
9780780022485
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429141625
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
THI060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbs80009113
  • 532168
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Third man, British Lion ; London Films ; Rialto Pictures ; an Alexander Korda and David O. Selznick production ; produced and directed by Carol Reed ; screenplay by Graham Greene. --, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Digital video disc
  • Based on the story by Graham Greene
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Luminous new transfer, with digitally restored image and sound, video introduction by witer-director Peter Bogdanovich, abridged recording of Graham Greene's treatment, read by actor Richard Clarke, The Third Man on the radio: (1) the 1951 "a ticket to Tangiers" episode of The Lives of Harry Lime series, written and performed by Orson Welles; and (2) the 1951 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of The Third Man, Joseph Cotten's alternate opening voiceover narration for the U.S. version, archival footage of the composer Anton Karas and the film's famous sewer location, a collection of rare behind-the-scenes shotos, with a brief production history, original and re-release theatrical trailers, restoration demonstration
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. --
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.)
Isbn
9780780022485
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429141625
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
THI060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbs80009113
  • 532168
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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