The Third Man (1949)
excerpt shown in 'The 1940s: War, Recovery and Rebirth' episode
The balloon seller is identical to the one in M
The chase through the sewers near the end is borrowed from the sewer chase in this film.
"Oklahoma Kid" is the title of one of Martins's pulp western novels.
A snatch of the theme is heard during the shot of Pond sleeping in the bath
Two burglars hear zither music and one of them says that a third man is not present.
kiosk/zither music gag towards end of the film
Italian poster shown under the credits for the segment "Alida Valli".
Fingers shot during climactic death scene in snake pit.
zither music, very similar to the The Third Man (Harry Lime) theme
Nostra signora dei turchi features the famous Anton Karas's theme from The Third Man.
Title music used and Orson Welles talking about "The Third Man".
Scene in the staircase where Stiller bangs on Eva's door. The caretaker appears on the upper floor to tell him that she's not around, while Anton Karas' famous zither melody fills the background.
Alice mentions the title.
Graffiti on wall reads "Harry Lime Lives"
Finally, Steele realizes they are using the wrong movie as a guide for the case and settles on this one. He says he was thrown off by the "Oriental angle" of their case.
Movie referenced in dialogue.
A slot machine plays the Third Man theme.
"The Third Man" is listed in the closing credits.
Steele recalls the plot of this movie after he and Laura dig up an empty grave.
The tune of The Third Man theme is playing after drinks were ordered in the cafe.
Uses seeing it as an alibi for a date.
Dorothy mentions seeing this movie, and later refers to Jake as "Harry Lime"
Steele mentions this movie when Laura and he discover that a counterfeit conspiracy involves a third man.
Roger Ebert mentions that the movie is out of copyright and therefore anyone is free to vandalize it.
The character Doña Antonia mentions the movie 'Third Man, The (1949)'.
mentioned as a film Joseph Cotten was in
Funeral scene; long tree-lined road near cemetery; being left on the road by the woman leaving the funeral; decoy corpse to fake someone's death
Opening titles in sewers as penguin floats in babybasket
Clint has credited much of the lighting in Unforgiven to this film
Alfred Molina's character - a shady drug dealer in an eastern European country, with a penchant for talking about cuckoo clocks, and who only turns up some way into the proceedings, is a nod to Harry Lime in The Third Man.
Tom: "Is this 'The Third Man' all of a sudden?"
Referenced by name
Oliver talks about the concept of safety in numbers utilized by Joseph Cotten.
on movie marquee
The title of this 1949 Noir-classic is quite visibly displayed on a laptop computer screen in one scene.
Documentary about the making of the movie
the butler looks from the window to his killer who is off screen
Referenced by name
Christopher says this is his favorite movie
Dewey performs his "The Great El Foldo" act using "The Harry Lime Theme" as musical accompaniment..
Samwise's shadow preceding him up the stairs when he rescues Frodo
Briefing on a ferris wheel
Seen on movie theatre marquee during the film.
Mentioned by Peter Bonerz.
Jack McCoy quotes lines from that movie in this episode
Poster is shown in Scotty's apartment.
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Film is a behind the scenes look at the making of 'the Third Man'. It explains the inspiration for the monologue sequence
H-LIME license plate explained to be Harry Lime from this movie
a spoof poster of the film appears in the game
Similar use of Dutch angles, etc.
Julian and Chalice talk about renting the film in a video store.
After Billy's funeral - like Harry Lime's funeral
This documentary discusses Third Man, The (1949).
Dramatically-lit labyrinthine sewer system scene
mentioned on "Orson Welles Retrospective" sign
Director compares his final shot to the ending of the 1949 Carol Reed film.
contrast in lightening
Joseph Cotten appears from the shadows in the exact same manner as Orson Welles in The Third Man
As a cover, Ahmad uses the name Harry Lime, the name of Orson Welles' character in The Third Man.
Title reference. Also, a mystery involving the identity and actions of a third man involved in a crime.
The film's title is written on Jack's blackboard when he is seen teaching a screenwriting class in prison.
Orson Welles' The Third Man film mentioned at start of detour
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
Ulla Terkelsen mentions the movie
features footage from this
Dempsey watches the film on television.
Matt (Keanu Reeves) is watching a scene from The Third Man on television, in which a man is being convinced that he must betray his old friend.
Karen is riding an exercise bike in her hotel suite watching "The Third Man".
Ebert's pick for his favorite black and white moment in cinema
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Clips are shown.
This film is #57 on the list.
Example of Austrian movie art
This film is #75 on the list.
Clips are shown
Harry Lime is #37 on the "Villains" list.
footage used in documentary
clip from the film
This film is #5 on the "Mystery" list.
Michael Caine's pick for his #2 favorite film
clips are shown during Kim Morgan's review of the film
Clips from this film are shown in Lost Forever.
Henry and Grace watch this film at the cinema
Clips and poster shown
Main character is chased through dark rubbled streets and comes upon a familar kiosk which upon opening, zither music eminates from within.
The first half of this episode, "The Third Mouse", is a direct spoof. The look, plot, and various scenes are all spoofed.
The speech "if one of those twinkling little lights suddenly went out" paraphrases "if one of those dots stopped moving forever."
The sewage chasing scene at the end