Screening of “The Third Man” – Dec 15th 2010

Leytonstone Film Club Presents:

The Third Man (PG)
Carol Reed
. UK, 1949; 104 min.

“The Third Man”, a classic masterpiece winner of Oscar and BAFTA awards

Plot Summary: “An out of work pulp fiction novelist, Holly Martins, arrives in a post war Vienna divided into sectors by the victorious allies, and where a shortage of supplies has lead to a flourishing black market. He arrives at the invitation of an ex-school friend, Harry Lime, who has offered him a job, only to discover that Lime has recently died in a peculiar traffic accident. From talking to Lime’s friends and associates Martins soon notices that some of the stories are inconsistent, and determines to discover what really happened to Harry Lime. Written by Mark Thomson at

This atmospheric thriller is one of the undisputed masterpieces of cinema, and boasts iconic performances from Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles.” By

Wednesday 15th December 2010, 19:45h.
Leytonstone Library, Church Lane, E11
Tickets £5 (£4 concessions). * Includes free glass of wine at Star of India after the screening.

Watch a clip of the film here.

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