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Those ‘Third Man’ Stars — JOSEPH COTTEN

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 masterpiece 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 […]

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