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The Resource The third man, 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, (videorecording)

The third man, 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, (videorecording)

Label
The third man
Title
The third man
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Carol Reed's The third man
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Robert Krasker ; editor, Oswald Hafenrichter ; music, Anton Karas ; set designer, Vincent Korda
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.S87
  • PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
  • T4573 2007
  • T4573 2007
PerformerNote
Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Ernst Deutsch, Paul Hoerbiger, Erich Ponto, Siegfried Breuer, Bernard Lee, Wilfred Hyde-White, Hedwig Bleibtreu
Runtime
104
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
64
Technique
live action
Label
The third man, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • SDH
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
84915112
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
(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, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • SDH
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
84915112
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
(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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