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Title:
The third man
Author:
Reed, Carol, 1906-1976.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
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.
General Note:
Special ed.

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.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9781934121450
UPC:
715515023429
Format :
DVD

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