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  • Published: 4 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473523913
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 300

The Third Man

Enhanced Edition with Film Clips, Script and Archive Material from the Motion Picture


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Immerse yourself in Graham Greene's classic noir novel with this special digital edition, containing clips and archive material from the Orson Welles-starring 1949 film.

Experience the thrilling search for the Third Man as you follow Harry Lime through the gloomy and treacherous streets of Vienna, a city divided by war and corruption. This undisputed spy classic is now available for the first time with video and photography from the film that inspired the novel.

In this innovative new format, readers can see the development of Greene’s masterful writing in the original script of the movie, with extra content showcasing the film’s distinctive soundtrack and Oscar-winning cinematography. See clips and photos of Orson Welles embodying one of his most iconic characters alongside the text at key points. The unparalleled film and archive materials add new layers to the characters and the mystery at the heart of the story.

This is a special digital edition to celebrate Studio Canal's restored edition of the film. It includes:

- An array of film clips and stills embedded in the text of the novel
- A large selection of behind-the-scenes photos from the archive, including candid photos of Orson Welles and the cast on set
- Scans of the original post-production script

  • Pub date: 4 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473523913
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 300

About the Author

Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.

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