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    The Third Man (British Lion Film, R-1956) One Sheet (27" X 41"). Pulp novelist Holly Martins has a shock shortly after he arrives in Vienna. Harry Lime, the friend who had offered him a job, has been killed in a suspicious car wreck. As Martins begins to investigate, he discovers that his friend is not the person he had thought him to be. Perhaps the greatest post-war film noir, the film stars Joseph Cotton as Martins, Valli as Lime's girlfriend Anna and Trevor Howard as Major Callaway. Orson Welles, as Lime, has one of his most memorable roles, even though the part is essentially an extended cameo. Pinholes, some edge wear and tears, fold wear with separation and fingerprint stains around the border. The poster was obviously torn while folded, so there are two five-inch tears in the image area. Great images of Cotton, Valli and Howard, with Welles lurking in the background. Fine.

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