Posted on August 15, 2020 by Darren
Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, and this week with particular visitor Neasa Hardiman, The 250 is a (largely) weekly journey via a number of the greatest (and worst) films ever made, as voted for by Web Film Database Customers.
This time, Carol Reed’s The Third Man.
Holly Martins arrives in Vienna to go to his previous good friend Harry Lime. Nonetheless, Holly rapidly discovers that each one shouldn’t be what it appears. Harry apparently died in a freak visitors accident shortly earlier than Harry arrived. As British officers begin asking pointed questions in regards to the lifeless man, Holly turns into more and more anxious that one thing has gone very incorrect.
At time of recording, it was ranked 177th on the record of the very best films of all time on the Web Film Database.
- Recorded 12th August 2020.
- Observe: As a result of COVID-19 state of affairs, this episode was recorded remotely. We suspect, going ahead that a variety of our episodes might be till the disaster resolves.
- Observe: On account of some technical hitches, there have been issues recording each Andrew and Neasa’s audio tracks. Consequently, the podcast has been restored from a back-up. The audio high quality is likely to be just a little rougher across the edge than we’d like.
- Observe: A bit flustered because of time constraints, Darren incorrectly identifies The Lives of Harry Lime as The place within the World is Harry Lime? We apologise for this error, even when it’s a catchy title.
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- Roger Ebert evaluations The Third Man for The Chicago Solar Occasions, December 1996.
- Sheena Scott at Forbes celebrates The Third Man, September 2019.
- BBC Information experiences on the British Movie Institute naming The Third Man the very best British movie of all time, September 1999.
- Matthew Thrift on the BFI on the German Trümmerfilm style, April 2017.
- Philip French at The Guardian contextualises The Third Man as a part of the Trümmerfilm motion, August 2015.
- Elaine Lennon at Off Display affords a short introduction to The Third Man, December 2016.
- Simon Callow at The Guardian discusses a number of the again story behind the event of The Third Man, February 2006.
- Michael Korda affords a remembrance of Graham Greene for The New Yorker, March 1996.
- Graham Greene writes a preface to his novelisation of The Third Man for The New York Occasions, March 1950.
- Tom Graham at Little White Lies praises Graham Greene as considered one of cinema’s nice writers, April 2016.
- Bram Stoker’s Dracula: The Novel of the Movie, by Fred Saberhagen and James V. Hart, 1992.
- The Guardian evaluations The Third Man, September 1949.
- Bosley Crowther evaluations The Third Man in The New York Occasions, February 1950.
- Richard Brody assessment The Third Man for The New Yorker, June 2015.
- Jonathan Rosenbaum at jonathanrosenbaum.web on America’s unusual relationship to The Third Man, August 2018.
- Michael Winner writes in The Unbiased as The Third Man as a substitute for movie faculty, October 1994.
- Matt Zoller Seitz writes at RogerEbert.com in regards to the joys of The Third Man, June 2015.
- Adam Scovell at Little White Lies excursions the Vienna of The Third Man, September 2019.
- Graham Greene: The Harmful Edge, by Judith Adamson, 1990.
- Martin Scorsese writes at The Unbiased in regards to the energy of The Third Man, June 2015.
- Richard Raskin at P.o.V. on the ability of the closing shot in The Third Man, November 1996.
- Carol Reed discusses directing Orson Welles in Encountering Administrators by Charles Thomas Samuels, 1972.
- Angela Allen talks to the BFI in regards to the manufacturing of The Third Man, September 2019.
- Jimmy Stamp at The Smithsonian on the origins of the cuckoo clock, Could 2013.
- Nick Squires at The Telegraph on the historical past of the Swiss Guard, November 2011.
- Oliver Lyttelton at IndieWire affords some behind the scenes trivia on The Third Man, April 2012.
- The Los Angeles Occasions experiences on Robert Mitchum’s notorious “reefer bust”, September 1948.
- William Prepare dinner at The Guardian on the imaginative and prescient of Vienna offered in The Third Man, December 2006.
- France24 on the difficult relationship that Vienna has with The Third Man, September 2019.
- Michael Wilmington affords a short introduction to The Third Man for Criterion, November 1999.
- Camilo C. Antonio at The Vienna Assessment on the significance of the zither to the sound of The Third Man, December 2009.
- The New York Occasions on the unease Catholicism of Graham Greene, April 1983.
- Giles Fodden at The Irish Occasions on the difficult relationship between Graham Greene and the cinema, January 2000.
- Ron Rosenbaum displays on the life and occasions of Kim Philby for The New York Occasions, July 1994.
- Ian Thompson at The Monetary Occasions on the echoes of Graham Greene and Kim Philby to be present in The Third Man, August 2019.
- Ron Rosenbaum at The Observer on the shadow that Kim Philby casts over The Third Man, January 2000.
- Michael Tomasky at CBS Information on the lingering ethical dilemma posed by E.M. Forster, July 2005.
- Phuong Le at Movie Remark on The Lives of Harry Lime, June 2015.
- Darren Richman at The Unbiased celebrates Mr. Arkadin, Could 2017.
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