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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
Genremystery
Created byGraham Greene
StarringMichael Rennie
Country of originUSA
UK
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes77
Production
Producer(s)Felix Jackson
Running time30 minutes
Release
Original release23 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]

Contents

CastEdit

Episode listEdit

Season 1: 1959–60Edit

Ep Title UK air date
11"One Kind Word"2 October 1959 (1959-10-02)
22"The Man Who Died Twice"9 October 1959 (1959-10-09)
33"Death of an Overlord"16 October 1959 (1959-10-16)
44"The Best Policy"23 October 1959 (1959-10-23)
55"The Indispensable Man"30 October 1959 (1959-10-30)
66"Sparks from a Dead Fire"6 November 1959 (1959-11-06)
77"Three Dancing Turtles"13 November 1959 (1959-11-13)
88"Hollywood Incident"20 November 1959 (1959-11-20)
99"A Question of Price"27 November 1959 (1959-11-27)
1010"The Importance of Being Harry Lime"4 December 1959 (1959-12-04)
1111"Barcelona Passage"18 December 1959 (1959-12-18)
1212"Listen for the Sound of a Witch"1 January 1960 (1960-01-01)
1313"A Collector's Item"8 January 1960 (1960-01-08)
1414"How to Buy a Country"15 January 1960 (1960-01-15)
1515"Dinner in Paris"22 January 1960 (1960-01-22)
1616"The Third Medallion"29 January 1960 (1960-01-29)
1717"The Angry Young Man"5 February 1960 (1960-02-05)
1818TBA12 February 1960 (1960-02-12)
1919"Castle in Spain"19 February 1960 (1960-02-19)
2020"Toys of the Dead"26 February 1960 (1960-02-26)
2121"The Girl Who Didn't Know"4 March 1960 (1960-03-04)
2222"A Deal in Oils"11 March 1960 (1960-03-11)
2323"A Man Takes a Trip"25 March 1960 (1960-03-25)
2424"A Pocketful of Sin"1 April 1960 (1960-04-01)
2525"The Man Who Wouldn't Talk"8 April 1960 (1960-04-08)
2626"The Tenth Symphony"23 April 1960 (1960-04-23)
2727"Trouble at Drill Hill"13 May 1960 (1960-05-13)
2828"The Man with Two Left Hands"27 May 1960 (1960-05-27)
2929"As the Twig Is Bent"3 June 1960 (1960-06-03)
3030"A Box of Eyes"10 June 1960 (1960-06-10)
3131"An Experiment with Money"24 June 1960 (1960-06-24)
3232"Broken Strings"1 July 1960 (1960-07-01)
3333"Five Hours to Kill"8 July 1960 (1960-07-08)
3434"The Widow Who Wasn't"15 July 1960 (1960-07-15)
3535"Death in Small Instalments"22 July 1960 (1960-07-22)
3636"Harry Lime and the King"29 July 1960 (1960-07-29)
3737"Dark Island"5 August 1960 (1960-08-05)
3838"Confessions of an Honest Man"12 August 1960 (1960-08-12)
3939"An Offering of Pearls"19 August 1960 (1960-08-19)

Season 2: 1962–63Edit

Ep Title UK air date
401"A Question of Libel"2 July 1962 (1962-07-02)
412"Mischka"9 July 1962 (1962-07-09)
423"The Cross of Candos"16 July 1962 (1962-07-16)
434"Happy Birthday"13 August 1962 (1962-08-13)
445"Queen of the Nile"20 August 1962 (1962-08-20)
456"Calculated Risk"30 March 1963 (1963-03-30)
467"No Word for Danger"6 April 1963 (1963-04-06)
478"Lord Bradford"13 April 1963 (1963-04-13)
489"King's Ransom"20 April 1963 (1963-04-20)
4910"Hamburg Shakedown"27 April 1963 (1963-04-27)
5011"The Unexpected Mr. Lime"4 May 1963 (1963-05-04)
5112"Diamond in the Rough"11 May 1963 (1963-05-11)
5213"Portrait of Harry"18 May 1963 (1963-05-18)
5314"Man in Power"25 May 1963 (1963-05-25)
5415"Meeting of the Board"8 June 1963 (1963-06-08)
5516"Hansel and Son"15 June 1963 (1963-06-15)
5617"Act of Atonement"13 July 1963 (1963-07-13)
5718"Ghost Town"27 July 1963 (1963-07-27)
5819"Gold Napoleons"3 August 1963 (1963-08-03)
5920"Bradford's Dream"10 August 1963 (1963-08-10)
6021"The Way of McEagle"17 August 1963 (1963-08-17)
6122"Who Killed Harry Lime?"24 August 1963 (1963-08-24)

Season 3: 1964Edit

Ep Title UK air date
621"A Question in Ice"27 June 1964 (1964-06-27)
632"I.O.U."4 July 1964 (1964-07-04)
643"A Crisis in Crocodiles"1 August 1964 (1964-08-01)
654"Judas Goat"8 August 1964 (1964-08-08)
665"A Little Knowledge"15 August 1964 (1964-08-15)
676"The Day of the Bullfighter"22 August 1964 (1964-08-22)
687"Mars in Conjunction"5 September 1964 (1964-09-05)
698"The Big Kill"12 September 1964 (1964-09-12)
709"Frame Up"26 September 1964 (1964-09-26)

Season 4: 1965Edit

Ep Title UK air date
711"The Trial of Harry Lime"16 July 1965 (1965-07-16)
722"Members Only: Part 1"23 July 1965 (1965-07-23)
733"Members Only: Part 2"30 July 1965 (1965-07-30)
744"The House of Bon-Bons"6 August 1965 (1965-08-06)
755"The Man at the Top"13 August 1965 (1965-08-13)
766"Proxy Fight"20 August 1965 (1965-08-20)
777"The Luck of Harry Lime"27 August 1965 (1965-08-27)

ReferencesEdit

  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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