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The third man [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Rialto Pictures presents a Carol Reed film ; produced by Alexander Korda & David O. Selznick ; story & screenplay by Graham Greene ; directed by Carol Reed ; a Rialto Pictures release.

Call number: DVD THI
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Murder -- Investigation -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Black market -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Novelists -- Drama.
Vienna (Austria) -- Drama.
Series title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 64.
Title: The third man [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Rialto Pictures presents a Carol Reed film ; produced by Alexander Korda & David O. Selznick ; story & screenplay by Graham Greene ; directed by Carol Reed ; a Rialto Pictures release.
Additional title: Carol Reed's The third man
Edition: Special ed.
Physical description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Performer note: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Ernst Deutsch, Paul Hoerbiger, Erich Ponto, Siegfried Breuer, Bernard Lee, Wilfred Hyde-White, Hedwig Bleibtreu.
Credits note: Photographer, Robert Krasker ; editor, Oswald Hafenrichter ; music, Anton Karas ; set designer, Vincent Korda.
Contents note: Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements.
Notes: Title from container.
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.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, restored high-definition digital transfer.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Summary note: 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.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added author: Reed, Carol, 1906-1976.
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956.
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994.
Valli, Alida, 1921-2006.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988.
Deutsch, Ernst, 1890-1969.
Hörbiger, Paul, 1894-1981.
Ponto, Erich, 1884-1957.
Breuer, Siegfried, 1906-1954.
Lee, Bernard, 1908-1981.
Hyde-White, Wilfrid.
Bleibtreu, Hedwig, 1868-1958.
Janus Films.
Studio Canal.
Rialto Pictures LLC.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1934121452
9781934121450
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1164787
Bib No.: 1164787

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