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    The Third Man (British Lion Film, R-1956) Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14") - Stills (12) (8" X 10"). Carol Reed's "The Third Man" is one of the odd successes among international films of the late 1940s. Here was a quirky movie from England, with Hitchcock-like touches and an odd sense of humor, that manages to be grim, and wryly witty, while retaining a good bit of author Graham Greene's sensibility. Producer Alexander Korda wanted Noël Coward to play the mysterious Harry Lime, but, once Orson Welles was cast in the part, the movie became a testament to his presence and impact; he's only on screen for about a quarter of the movie, but he's the actor that everyone remembers. Offered in this lot is the complete lobby set from the 1956 reissue of the film and 12 stills. Both sets are in pristine condition. Near Mint+.

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    March, 2005
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