Those ‘Third Man’ Stars — JOSEPH COTTEN and ALIDA VALLI

Surely one of the classic movie screen’s most bittersweet romantic misfires occurs in 1950’s The Third Man, director Carol Reed’s┬ámasterpiece filmed in post World War II Vienna. Joseph Cotten as American pulp fiction writer Holly Martins falls for a beautiful Eastern European woman (Alida Valli) caught up in the murderous cold war politics that gripped […]