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Third Man, The

     
Third Man, The
(1949) a film directed by Carol Reed and written by Graham Greene, which is set in Vienna at the end of World War II. It tells the story of a writer who is trying to find his friend Harry Lime (played by Orson Welles), who has become a criminal. The music from the film, which is played on a zither, is very well-known.

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