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The Third Man (TV series)

The Third Man was a TV series which ran from 1959 to 1965. It was based on the novel and film The Third Man and starred Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.

The Third Man
Genre mystery
Created by Graham Greene
Starring Michael Rennie
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 77
Producer(s) Felix Jackson
Running time 30 minutes
Original release 23 January 1959 (US) – 1965

The series was a co production between NTA Film Network and British Broadcasting Prestige Productions. The first twenty episodes were shot at 20th Century Fox studios in Hollywood. Later episodes were filmed at Shepperton Studios and Associated-British Elstree Studios, in England.[1]



  1. ^ Page, Don (7 June 1959). "The Third Man: Harry Lime Will Be Newest TV Hero Harry Lime to Be Hero". Los Angeles Times. p. G8.

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