The Third man [videorecording] /

by 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).
Type: Visual Material
Series: The Criterion collection ; 64 .
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) .
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007 .Edition: Special ed .Description: 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet .General Note: 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 .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 .ISBN: 1934121452; 9781934121450.Other Title: Carol Reed's The third man .Related Subjects: Murder -- Investigation -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama | Black market -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama | Novelists -- Drama | Vienna (Austria) -- Drama | English fiction -- 20th century -- Film and video adaptations | Thriller -- Feature | Suspense films | Detective and mystery films | Film noir | Feature films Contents: Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements.
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Media, 7 Days Main Library Media Display MEDIA - Includes videos, CDs, CD-ROMs and kits. PN 1997 .T436 1949 DVD (Browse Shelf) Available

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.

Cast: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Ernst Deutsch, Paul Hoerbiger, Erich Ponto, Siegfried Breuer, Bernard Lee, Wilfred Hyde-White, Hedwig Bleibtreu.

Photographer, Robert Krasker ; editor, Oswald Hafenrichter ; music, Anton Karas ; set designer, Vincent Korda.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.

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.

Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements.

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.


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