CTVA USA/UK "TheThird Man" (1959-63) starring Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - UK Crime Adventure Series

The Third Man
  Episode Guide compiled by  The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King,  D.W. McGregor, Tom Alger, Rina Fox, George Fergus  
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
Robert G. Huggins ...
Source: Critics Choice DVD - Catalog #CCD 1042 (4 episodes)..
#1.07 "The man who died twice", #1.09 "Dark Island",
#5.05 "A little knowledge", #5.10 "The House of Bon Bons"

references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)



USA filmed episodes 1-20 (1959):-
Prestige Productions
filmed at the Hollywood studios of
20th Century-Fox Film Corporation
for
the British Broadcasting Corporation
National Telefilm Associates Inc.
A BBC Release
Executive Producer for NTA, Mort Abrahams
Produced by Felix Jackson
*
UK filmed episodes 21-77 (1960-63):-
Filmed at Shepperton Studios, England (early UK episodes)
Filmed at Associated-British Elstree Studios, England (later UK episodes)
A BBC Film Release
Produced in association with Prestige Productions
Executive Producer for BBC, Ronald Waldman (early UK eps)
Produced by Felix Jackson
Associate Producer Bernard Coote
Executive Producer (later UK eps) Vernon Burns (eg #72 The Man at the Top)
Produced by John Moxey (later UK eps) (eg ep72 The Man at the Top)
#
based on characters in the novel 'The Third Man'
by Graham Greene and on the 1949 motion picture of the same name
starring Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton, directed by Carol Reed.

US/UK detective-spy series 1959-63   77 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Michael Rennie as Harry Lime
with
Jonathan Harris as Bradford Webster

recurring cast in UK episodes:
Rupert Davies as Inspector Arthur Shillings
Naomi Chance as Janet

'The Harry Lime theme' composed by Anton Karas (zither)

First 20 episodes filmed in US, thereafter production moved to UK.

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first 20 episodes filmed in the US
at the Hollywood Studios of
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

1.01 [--] The Third Man: THE CONFESSIONS OF AN HONEST MAN (filmed in US)
23Jan59 US
12Aug60 UK BBC Fri 9.00pm
Produced by Felix Jackson
Story and Teleplay by Merwin Gerard
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Star:
Joanne Linville ....... Marguerite
with:
John Wengraf .......... Baron
Louis Mercier ......... Carvoux
Peter Humphreys ....... Corman
Pitt Herbert .......... Hull
Robert Carricart ...... Verdu
A lost glove makes a journey from Rome to Monte Carlo via
London, and Harry Lime sets out on his travels once again
to find that he has a case that is almost 'too hot to handle.'

1.02 [--] The Third Man: A QUESTION OF PRICE (filmed in USA)
29Jan59 US
27Nov59 BBC UK
Written by Harry Brown
Directed by David O. McDearmon
Guest Cast:
Viveca Lindfors
Simon Oakland

Rudolph Anders
Frank Dekova
Tom Greenway
Len Lesser
Cece Whitney
Martin Garralaga
Robert Sherman.
Synopsis:
A precious casket becomes the motive for piracy and Harry Lime proves
he is not always for sale to the highest bidder.

1.03 [--] The Third Man: THE HOLLYWOOD INCIDENT (filmed in USA)
4Feb59 US
20Nov59 BBC UK
Written by Richard Berg
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Stars:
Patricia Barry
Lorne Greene
Frank Maxwell
Sheldon Allman
Hal Torey.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime arrives in Hollywood with a painting by an old master which has
long been coveted by a film director who is also an ardent art collector.
But the director rejects the painting in favour of a modern work of dubious
worth.

1.4 [--] The Third Man: DEATH OF AN OVERLORD (filmed in USA)
10Feb59 US  -  16Oct59 BBC UK
#1.4 "Death of an Overlord" - Michael Rennie The Third Man (Overlord Part 1)  (1959) (filmed in the USA) 
#1.4 "Death of an Overlord" - Michael Rennie The Third Man (Overlord Part 2)  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.4 "Death of an Overlord" - Michael Rennie The Third Man (Overlord Part 3)  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
Written by David Swift
Directed by David O. McDearmon
Guest Cast:
Leora Dana .......... Gwen Easterday
Stanley Adams ....... Ben Easterday
Bartlett Robinson ... Spender
Frank Gerstle ....... Capt. GAllifa
Tom Browne Henry .... Doctor
Ted De Corsia ....... Lafe Existarria
*
Tyler McVey ......... Deano Manzanatto
Miranda Jones ....... Nicole
O.Z. Whitehead ...... Whimmer
Edmund Glover ....... Dan Ferraghty
Chuck Webster ....... Minister
Bill Mims ........... Gunman
Bob Hopkins ......... Bartender
Irving Mitchell ..... Butler
Synopsis:
Trying to help the widow of a gangster boss in Los Angeles, Harry Lime
finds himself involved with the very quick as well as the dead.

1.05 [--] The Third Man: SPARKS FROM A DEAD FIRE (filmed in US)
16Feb59 US   -  6Nov59 UK BBC
#1.5 "Sparks from a Dead Fire" -  Michael Rennie The Third Man Diamonds Part 1
  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.5 "Sparks from a Dead Fire" - Michael Rennie The Third Man Diamonds Part 2 of 3 (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.5 "Sparks from a Dead Fire" - Michael Rennie The Third Man Diamonds Last Part (1959) (filmed in the USA)
Story and Teleplay by Robert Yale Libott
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Anna-Lisa .......... Elena
George Voskovec .... Anton Radek
Sebastian Cabot .... Charles Biddy
William Roerick .... M. Ambert
Lindsay Workman .... Emil Holway
Bek Nelson ......... Janet
Larkin Ford ........ Police Lieutenent
In New York Harry Lime seeks a man, Anton Radek, a legend
in Prague during the war years. He discovers Radek just in
time and with him a source of unexpected wealth.

1.06 [--] The Third Man: TROUBLE AT DRILL HILL (filmed in US)
20Feb59 [us]
13May60 [uk] BBC
Directed by David O. McDearmon
Guest Cast:
Onslow Stevens
Robert Wilke
When trouble begins at an oilfield in the USA, owned by Harry
Lime, he decides to investigate personally. On arrival at the
site Harry is amazed at the lack of assistance from the local
sheriff.

1.07 [--] The Third Man: THE MAN WHO DIED TWICE (filmed in US)
Critics Choice DVD - Catalog #CCD 1042 [RBH]
(c)1959 26Feb59 US  -  09Oct59 UK BBC
#1.7 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "The Man Who Died Twice" Part 1  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.7 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "The Man Who Died Twice" Part 2  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.7 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "The Man Who Died Twice" Last Part  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
Story and Teleplay by A.J. Carothers
Directed by Paul Stanley
Starring: Michael Rennie (as Harry Lime)
with: Jonathan Harris (as Bradford Webster)
guest cast:
Ilka Windish ....... Marta
Rodolfo Hoyos ...... Francisco Corrales
Arthur Batanides ... Grey
John Holland ....... Price
Howard Culver ...... Parker
Nora O'Mahoney ..... Maid
Kam Tong ........... Lee
Harry and Brad are on business in San Francisco when they
discover a dead body in their hotel room. But when they return
with the hotel manager, guess what, the body has vanished.

1.08 [--] The Third Man: THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN (filmed in US)
4Mar59 [us]
5Feb60 [uk] BBC
Produced by Felix Jackson
Associate Producer Joseph Dackow
Story and Teleplay by Richard Berg
Directed by Arthur Hiller
director of photography Lloyd Ahern, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Roger Moore .......... Jimmy Simms
Hazel Court .......... Lady Simms
with:
Max Adrian ........... Crary
Jean Marsh ........... Helene
Harry Lime goes to the aid of Jimmy Simms (Roger Moore), a
neurotic young man suspected of the murder of his father,
a shipping magnet. Harry warns Jimmy not to underestimate
the power of a woman. Hazel Court plays Roger Moore's stepmother
in this episode which is set in England, but was filmed in the
Hollywood studios of 20th Century-Fox.

1.09 [--] The Third Man: DARK ISLAND (filmed in US)
Critics Choice DVD - Catalog #CCD 1042 [RBH]
10Mar59 US  -   5Aug60 UK BBC
#1.9 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "Dark Island" Part 1  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.9 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "Dark Island" Part 2  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.9 - Michael Rennie, The Third Man "Dark Island" Last Part (1959) (filmed in the USA)
Story and Teleplay by Ed Adamson
Directed by Paul Stanley
Starring: Michael Rennie (as Harry Lime)
(Jonathan Harris does NOT appear in this episode)
Guest cast:
Patricia Medina .......... Maria Dornay
Abraham Sofaer ........... General Marius
Alan Napier .............. Andresi
Oscar Beregi ............. Hakim
Ric Roman ................ Salar
Robert Tafur ............. Kozan
Charles Thompson ......... Dr. Bauman
Synopsis (from DVD):
The recovery of a golden goblet leads Harry Lime from London to Istanbul
in his quest to solve its mystery. [RBH]

1.10 [--] The Third Man: THE GIRL WHO DIDN'T KNOW (filmed in US)
16Mar59 US
4Mar60 BBC UK
Written by Iain MacCormick
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Guest Cast:
Liam Redmond ........... McKevin
Michael Pate
Valerie French
Geoffrey Steele
Christopher Cook
Louise Kent
Jefferson Searles
Glenn Dixon.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime wonders why some forged printing plates should have become
so important to a man on the point of leaving prison, especially when
he discovers that the convict is not the only person interested in them.

1.11 [--] The Third Man: THE THIRD MEDALLION (filmed in the USA)
20Mar59 US
29Jan60 UK BBC
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Werner Klemperer ...... Donner (imdb)
Synopsis:
A French freighter carrying gold bullion during World War II is sunk.
Only one man survives and he disappears without revealing the location of
the sunken ship. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Third Man: CASTLE IN SPAIN (filmed in US)
26Mar59 US
19Feb60 UK BBC
Story and Teleplay by Stanton Whitmore
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Guest Stars:
Mai Zetterling
Violet Rensing ...... Christine
with:
John Banner ......... Steiner
Antony Eustrel ...... Hotel Manager
Mack Williams ....... Albert H. Collins
Kurt Kreuger ........ Hauptmann
Margaret Phillips ..... Jocelyn Davies
Synopsis 1:
An American heiress summons Harry Lime to Vienna and a meeting at Grinzing
reminds him of an acquaintance he would rather forget.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime has acquired a Castle in Spain which he wants to sell. He flies
to Vienna to meet prospective buyer Jocelyn Davies. [JK]

1.13 [--] The Third Man: THE INDISPENSABLE MAN (filmed in the USA)
1Apr59 US  -  30Oct59 UK
#1.13 - "The Indispensable Man" - The Third Man Paris Part 1 of 3  (1959) (filmed in the USA) 
#1.13 - "The Indispensable Man" - The Third Man Paris Part 2 of 3  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
#1.13 - "The Indispensable Man" - The Third Man Paris Last Part  (1959) (filmed in the USA)
Directed by Paul Stanley
Written by Jack Laird
Guest Cast:
Jacques Aubuchon ....... Vassili Gourievidis
Susan Cummings ......... Nadia Astra
Robert Cornthwaite ..... Sacha
Ivan Triesault ......... Dr. Fourtier
John Bleifer ........... Zoltan Eliscu
Ben Wright ............. Inspector Dutree
Bek Nelson ............. Linda
Ed Hashim .............. Marcel
Tania Velia ............ Jo
Synopsis:
Harry Lime travels to Paris to get a vital signature to an important
document, but runs into difficulties when he tries to locate the man
who must sign.

1.14 [--] The Third Man: LISTEN FOR THE SOUND OF A WITCH (filmed in the USA)
8Apr59 US
1Jan60 BBC UK
Screenplay by Hagar Wilde
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Pleshette ......... Caroline Humphrey
Joe De Santis ............. Paolo
Theodore Marcuse .......... Mr Mouk
Eugene Borden
Ralph Moody
Raymond Bailey
Eugene Inglesias
Warren Parker
Raoul De Leon
Julian Rivero
Cynthia Lourdes.
Synopsis 1:
On an aircraft to Lisbon, Harry Lime meets a garrulous young woman from Ohio. He is obliged to listen to tales
her grandfather told her, but they prove to have a present-day significance.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime goes to Portugal to purchase a castle for a client. He discovers that a gambling syndicate also wants
the place. [RF/GF]

1.15 [--] The Third Man: A MAN TAKES A TRIP (filmed in the USA)
14Apr59 US
25Mar60 BBC UK
Directed by Paul Stanley
Written by Jameson Brewer
Guest Cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery
Herbert Rudley
Franco Corsaro
Edward Colmans
Hope Summers
Freddy Roberto.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime accepts an assignment to a South American country to protect
a visiting American politician. He finds that he has been framed and
is likely to be the cause of the death of the man he has come to protect.

1.16 [--] The Third Man: A POCKETFUL OF SIN (filmed in USA)
20Apr59 US
1Apr60 BBC UK
Written by Laszlo Gorog
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Guest Cast:
Paula Raymond
Marcel Hillaire
Alberto Morin
Edgar Barrier
Jan Arvan
Salvador Baguez
John Mylong
Maya Van Horn
Peter Amon
Anthony Joachim
Herbert Deans.
Synopsis :
After some lessons at a dancing academy in Paris, Harry Lime side-steps
some tricky international operators who are dancing to a very different
tune.

1.17 [--] The Third Man: HOW TO BUY A COUNTRY (filmed in the USA)
24Apr59 US
15Jan60 BBC UK
Written by A J Carothers
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Hugh Marlowe
Patricia Cutts
Celia Lovsky
Otto Waldis
Bek Nelson
Gretchen Thomas
Cate Bauer
Alphonse Martell.
Synopsis:
In this episode we learn of Bradford Webster's first meeting with Harry
Lime and how a cheque bounced them both into trouble in Zurich.

1.18 [--] The Third Man: AS THE TWIG IS BENT (filmed in the USA)
30Apr59 US
3Jun60 BBC UK
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Written by David Chandler
GuestCast:
Eduardo Ciannelli
Ziva Rodann
Frank Publia
Vito Scotti
Ruggero Romor
Oresete Seragnoli.
Synopsis 1:
An incident in Harry Lime's not-so-innocent past catches up with him
and he flies to Genoa to try to make amends.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime tries to switch the original for a fake painting. [TA]
(US syndication: 1Apr61)

1.19 [--] The Third Man: BROKEN STRINGS (filmed in US)
6May59 [us]
1July60 [uk] BBC
Story by Richard Collins / Teleplay by Milton Gelman
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Star:
Nancy Gates .......... Lilo
with:
Stephen Bekassy ...... Mihail Borodine
Oscar Beregi ......... Zekai
Harold Dyrenforth .... Jorgu
Irene Seidner ........ Concierge
David Janti .......... Istvon
A famous violin is stolen after a concert in Paris. Harry Lime
is instrumental in its being returned to those most interested
in its recovery.

1.20 [--] The Third Man: FIVE HOURS TO KILL (filmed in the USA)
12May59 US
8Jul60 BBC UK
Written by Oliver Crawford
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Guest Cast:
Madlyn Rhue
Marcio Alcalde
John Wengraf
Donald Randolph
Eduardo Noriega
Bek Nelson.
Synopsis:
To Brad, the five hours of waiting in a hotel room in a Middle Eastern
country while Harry Lime carries out an important mission seems very long.
For Harry, they are even longer, for he comes as close to death as he
has ever been.

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Shepperton Television Films Ltd.
(filmed in the UK)

2.01 [21] The Third Man: THE BEST POLICY (filmed in UK)
3Sep59 US  -  23Oct59  BBC UK
#2.1 "The Best Policy" - The Third Man (Harry's Early days) Part 1  (1959)(filmed in UK) 
#2.1 "The Best Policy" - The Third Man (Harry's Early Days) Part 2  (1959)(filmed in UK)
#2.1 "The Best Policy" - The Third Man (Harry's Early Days) Last Part  (1959)(filmed in UK)
Story and Teleplay by John Player
Directed by Julian Amyes
guest cast:
Venetia Stevenson ..... Martha Gessler
Andre Van Gyseghem .... Baron Mecklin
David Lander .......... Gordoni
Miki Iveria ........... Madame Bressard
Andre Maranne ......... Hotel Porter
Harriette Johns ....... Mrs. Gessler
Lee Hamilton .......... Cyrus Proctor
Kevin Stoney .......... Johnson
Fiona Clyne ........... Susan (Air Hostess)
Synopsis #1:
A chance meeting at an airport reminds Harry of the life
of crime he once led, and how a beautiful girl and her evil
father influenced that life.
Synopsis #2:
Lime recalls the event that was the turning point of his criminal career.
(US syndication:  8Apr61)

2.02 [22] The Third Man: ONE KIND WORD (filmed in UK)
7Sep59 US - 2Oct59  BBC UK
#2.2 -  Michael Rennie  The Third Man (One Kind Word Part 1) (1959)(filmed in UK)
#2.2 -  Michael Rennie The Third Man (One Kind Word Part 2) (1959)(filmed in UK)
#2.2 -  Michael Rennie The Third Man (One Kind Word Part 3) (1959)(filmed in UK)
Story and Teleplay by Iain McCormick
Directed by Cliff Owen
Guest Star:
Mai Zetterling ....... Hanna
with:
George Pastell ....... Prakrian
Eric Pohlmann ........ Paul
Bud Knapp ............ Colonel Howard
Anne Blake ........... Sister
Richard Burrell ...... Doctor
and
Rupert Davies ........ Arthur Shillings (recurring)
A beautiful girl, Hanna, is rescued from London Bridge,
after she has attempted suicide. In hospital she sees
businessman Harry Lime and links him with post war Vienna.

2.03 [23] The Third Man: THREE DANCING TURTLES (verified on film)
(filmed in UK at Shepperton Studios)
9Sep59 [us]
13Nov59 [uk] BBC
A BBC Release
Produced in association with Prestige Productions
National Telefilm Associates, inc.
Executive Producer for BBC, Ronald Waldman
Produced by Felix Jackson
Associate Producer Bernard Coote
Story and Teleplay by John Kruse
Directed by Julian Amyes
director of photography Reg Wyler
guest cast:
Louise Collins ....... Mary Halliday
Bill Nagy ............ Gabby Gabrielli
Michael Mulcaster .... Valdano
Robert Robinson ...... Vinch
Yvonne Warren ........ Marla (previously Yvonne Romain)
Andrea Malandrinos ... Aldo
George Eugeniou ...... Porter
Arthur Gomez ......... Dock Official
Setting - Sicily
Black horses and sable flumes greet Harry Lime when he sets
foot in a small Sicilian port.

2.04 [24] The Third Man: AN OFFERING OF PEARLS (filmed in UK)
17Sep59 [us]
19Aug60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by Margot Bennett
Directed by Cliff Owen
guest cast:
Anna Gaylor ........... Morinka
Peter Illing .......... Fiore Ortego
Martin Benson ......... Karsos
Gaylord Cavallaro ..... Frederico
Austin Trevor ......... Beaucaid
Naomi Chance .......... Janet (recurring)
also with:
Harold Kasket, Paul Stassino, May Hallet, Olwen Griffiths

A crook may try to sell fake jewels as the real thing, so when
Harry Lime is offered a string of priceless pearls for the price
of a fake, he smells a rat.

2.05 [25] The Third Man: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING HARRY LIME (filmed in UK)
24Sep59 [us]
4Dec59 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by Iain MacCormick
Directed by Julian Amyes
guest cast:
Jeannette Sterke ...... Nanette Paul
Bernard Rebel ......... Vantier
George Roderick ....... Achmed
Maxine Audley ......... Claudia Dubois
Alan Tilvern .......... Garcia
Ivan Craig ............ Georges Fernard
Naomi Chance .......... Janet (recurring)
and
Rupert Davies ......... Arthur Shillings (recurring)
Even Brad, his trusted assistant, doubts Harry when he says he
is going to Tangier for a holiday. But Harry finds it difficult
to keep out of trouble.

2.06 [26] The Third Man: BARCELONA PASSAGE (filmed in UK)(verified on film)
1Oct59 [us]
18Dec59 [uk] BBC
Executive Producer for the BBC, Ronald Waldman
Produced by Felix Jackson
Associate Producer Bernard Coote
Story and Teleplay by Gilbert Winfield
Directed by Cliff Owen
Assistant Director Frank Hollands
director of photography Reg Wyler, BSC
Guest Star:
Dawn Addams ........... Eva
with:
Ferdy Mayne ........... Bertolli
Carl Jaffé ............ Jahn
Allan Cuthbertson ..... Darrow
Gerard Heinz .......... Johannsen
Alec Mango ............ Captain
Jack Hedley ........... Purser
Joan Ingram ........... Mrs. Heathfield
Maurice Hedley ........ Colonel
A strange assignment sends Harry Lime and Brad to join an ocean
liner in mid voyage. It is not a coincidence that an escaped
bank robber is on board the vessel.

2.07 [27] The Third Man: A COLLECTOR'S ITEM (filmed in UK)
Copyright 1959 Shepperton Studios
7Oct59 [us]
8Jan60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by John Player
Directed by Julian Amyes
Guest Cast:
Eileen Moore ........ Diane
John Merworth........ Charlie Somers
Vera Fusek .......... Arletta
Geoffrey Chater ..... Lord Farset   OR  Lord Basset  ?
Naomi Chance ........ Janet (recurring)
Brian Oulton ........ Mr Marsh
Alan Rolfe .......... Detective Jenkins
Tom Gill ............ Barman
and
Rupert Davies ....... Arthur Shillings (recurring)
Synopsis:
Lord Basset finds a neat way to get around the inheritance tax: he places
his fortune in four wine bottles and leaves them to his heirs. [JK]

2.08 [28] The Third Man: DINNER IN PARIS (filmed in UK)
13Oct59 [us]
22Jan60 [uk] BBC, Fri 9:00 pm
Directed by Anthony Bushell
Guest Cast:
Delena Kidd (actress) .... Yvonne Chanteau (character)
(there is credit error on the film -
character name and actress name reversed)

Alexander Gauge .......... Coffier
Thomas Duggan ............ Howard Sherman
Jocelyn Britton .......... Angèle
John Gordon .............. Durand
Andre Charise ............ Pierre
Michael Anthony .......... Gaudin
Harry Lime is Paris when he is invited to dine at the home of
a famous chef, who is an old friend. While Harry approves of
the menu, he is less than enthusiastic about the company his
old friend keeps and finds there are ulterior motives for his
invitation.

2.09 [29] The Third Man: HIGH FINANCE (filmed in UK)
21Oct59 [us]
12Feb60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by Anthony Steven
Directed by Julian Amyes
guest cast:
Yvonne Monlaur ....... Simone
John Bentley ......... Paul Cessac
George Pravda ........ Praag
Ingeborg Wells ....... Louise
Andre Mikhelson ...... St. Remy
Arnold Diamond ....... Mallet
A bauxite company in Africa in which Harry Lime has a financial
interest, begins to fail. Harry and Brad go to Africa to
investigate. Once there, they find there is a threat of an
uprising.

2.10 [30] The Third Man: TOYS OF THE DEAD
(filmed in the UK - Shepperton Studios)
27Oct59 US
26Feb60 BBC UK, Fri
Directed by Anthony Bushell
Written by John Kruse
Guest Cast: (verified -D.Moore)
Isabel Jeans ............. Dame Lavinia
Maureen Moore ............ Shani da Costa
Naomi Chance ............. Janet (recurring)
Marne Maitland ........... Mookajee
S. Ghosal ................. Rabu
Fred Johnson ............. Da costa
Simon Weera .............. Mocatta
Christopher Carlos ....... Ballivenga (?)
Stephen Berkoff ??
Synopsis :
Harry Lime visits Ceylon in search of some priceless jewels, and Brad's
premonition that something sinister is involved proves fully justified.

2.11 [31] The Third Man: THE MAN WITH TWO LEFT HANDS
(filmed in UK - Shepperton Studios)
3Nov59 US
27May60 BBC UK, Fri
Directed by Julian Amyes
Written by James Warwick
Guest Cast:
Julie Hopkins
Noel Willman
Walter Cotell
ohn Stratton.
Synopsis:
A legacy worth thirty-thousand pounds is left to Harry Lime by a man
he does not know, and this leads to discoveries of a still more valuable
nature.
2.12 [32] The Third Man: THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T TALK (filmed in UK)
11Nov59 [us]
8Apr60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by John Player
Directed by Anthony Bushell
guest cast:
Moira Redmond ........ Jackie Draycott
George Mikell ........ Martin
David Browning ....... Talbot
Rosalie Ashley ....... Amourette Aubrey
Philip Leaver ........ Eddie Albani
Naomi Chance ......... Janet (recurring)
and
Rupert Davies ........ Arthur Shillings (recurring)
When the beautiful daughter of a diplomat seeks out Harry
Lime in London and asks him to trace her fiance, Harry finds
himself involved in International intrigue.

2.13 [33] The Third Man: A DEAL IN OILS (filmed in UK)
18Nov59 [us]
11Mar60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay by Alun Falconer
Directed by Julian Amyes
Guest Star:
Nadia Gray ........... Simone
with:
Charles Irwin ........ Harland Gates
Doris Nolan .......... Miss Wilson
Roger Delgado ........ Henri Banear
Lloyd Lamble ......... Inspector Claze
Raymond Young ........ Alain
Naomi Chance ......... Janet (recurring)
A million dollars for 6 paintings may seem not too a high a
price - if they are geneuine. Harry Lime, acting as a go-between,
finds that any crime, even murder, may be committed when such
a large sum of money is involved.

2.14 [34] The Third Man: THE TENTH SYMPHONY (filmed in UK)
23Nov59 [us]
22Apr60 [uk] BBC
Story and Teleplay NOT KNOWN
Directed by Anthony Bushell
guest cast:
Felix Aylmer ........ Graf Berndorf
Marianne Braun ...... Anneliese Erhach
Laurence Naismith ... Ostrow
Joanna Vogel ........ Hansi
Dennis Edwards ...... Carl Rheda
Victor Beaumont ..... Metz
The discovery of a Tenth Symphony by Beethoven could
be a glittering prize for someone. That is if the Tenth
Symphony is genuine.

2.15 [35] The Third Man: AN EXPERIMENT WITH MONEY (filmed in UK)
27Nov59 [us]
24Jun60 [uk] BBC, Fri 9:15 pm
Produced by Felix Jackson
Story and Teleplay by Margot Bennett
Directed by Julian Amyes
Guest Cast:
Delphi Lawrence ...... Griselda
John Warwick ......... Grinling
Martin Boddey ........ Inspector Newton
Harry Tardios ........ Nea
Cameron Hall ......... Bampton
When an unknown foreigner is found in Harry Lime's office with
a Greek dagger in his back, and a Greek banknote is stuffed in
the telephone, it seems the Greeks might have a word for it!

2.16 [36] The Third Man: HARY LIME AND THE KING
(filmed in UK - Shepperton Studios)
3Dec59 US
29Jul60 BBC UK, Fri
Writen by John Graeme
Directed by Anthony Bushell
Starring: Michael Rennie (as Harry Lime) with: Jonathan Harris (as Bradford Webster)
Guest Cast:
Sydney Tafler .......... Abu Said
Jeremy Spencer ......... The King
Marla Landi ............ Fawsia
John Le Mesurier ....... Prime Minister
Philip Friend.
Synopsis 1:
Harry Line and Webster land a Middle Eastern airport to close an oil deal.
The are picked up for allegedly plotting the assassination of the king. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime gets mixed up in Middle Eastern oil politics. The situation is
further complicated by the beautiful Fawsia (Marla Landi).

2.17 [37] The Third Man: A BOX OF EYES
(filmed in UK - Shepperton Studios)
10Dec59 US
10Jun60 BBC UK, Fri
Written by John Kruse
Directed by Julian Amyes
Guest Cast:
Betty McDowall
Felix Felton
Sydney Vivian
Margaret D'Arcy
Brian Weske
Harry Towb
John Abineri ........... Bernard
Synopsis:
A deal in native voodoo "novelty" dolls hardly seems important enough
for Harry Lime - unless, of course, a pretty girl is involved, and
there is more in this doll than meets the eye.
Synopsis:
Lime is hired to get commercial rights to an African voodoo doll. [RF]
(Canadian syndication: 18Apr64 CKCO-TV Kitchener, Ont Sat 10:30pm)


2.18 [38] The Third Man: THE WIDOW WHO WASN'T (filmed in UK)
17Dec59 [us]
15Jul60 [uk] BBC, Fri 9:00 pm
Story and Teleplay by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Anthony Bushell
guest cast:
Honor Blackman .......... Maureen
Alfred Burke ............ Braun
Richard Leech ........... Inspector Workington
Mignon O'Doherty ........ Maud Maguire
 Harold Woodwin .......... Willie
Synopsis:
Priceless treasures looted from European art collections
during the war, travel to unusual places. Harry Lime's latest
assignment takes him to a small fishing village in Eire, in a
search which proves to be more dangerous than it first appeared.

2.19 [39] The Third Man: DEATH IN SMALL INSTALMENTS
(filmed in the UK - Shepperton Studios)
22Dec59 US
22Jul60 BBC UK, Fri
Written by Rex Rientis
Directed by Julian Amyes
Guest Cast:
Lisa Gastoni
Laurence Payne
Ralph Truman
Martin Boddey
Olga Lowe.
Synopsis 1:
If a dying man wishes to catch the murderer of his son, the
safest place for that murderer to hide, as Harry Lime guesses,
may be under the dying man's nose.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime goes to Paris to visit his old firend Nick Aristide who's
still brooding over the murder of his son some years earlier. [JK]


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 3.01 [40] The Third Man: A QUESTION OF LIBEL (filmed in the UK)
2July62 BBC Mon 8.05pm
Directed by Stuart Burge
Written by John Warwick
Guest Cast:
Athene Seyler
Sydney Tafler
Barbara Shelley
Ralph Michael.
Synopsis:
When the magazine Pride And Country publishes a libelous article
about three easily recognizable people in the little village of
Highfield, Harry Lime, as owner of the paper, is sued for three
-hundred-thousand pounds. It seems that his only defence is to
prove the statements true in substances and in fact.

3.02 [41] The Third Man: MISHKA (filmed in the USA)
9Jul62 BBC Mon 8.05PM
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Story by Tom Gries / Teleplay by Mary C McCall Junior
Guest Cast :
Gerald Mohr ............ Paul Portell
Adrienne Hayes,
Ann Lee,
Carol Ohmart
John Hudson.
Synopsis :
A new, intriguing perfume can be worth a fortune to its owner. When
Paul Portell (Gerald Mohr), creator of Mischka, dies shortly after its
launching. Harry Lime finds there are a number of persons who would
be glad to have him out of the way to exploit the new perfume for
their own enrichment. But the formula has disappeared …

3.03 [42] The Third Man: THE CROSS OF CANDOS (filmed in the USA)
16Jul62 BBC Mon 8.05PM
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by Ben Perry
Guest Cast:
Ernest Sarracino .............. Plato Kazantis
Theona Bryant ................. Karla
Edgar Varrier,
Ralph Manza
Peter Brocco.
Synopsis:
In his youth, Plato Kazantis (Ernest Sarracino) stole a valuable cross
from a church and sold it. The money he got for it, in fact, started him
on the road to a fortune. Now that he is growing old his conscience
troubles him and he wants to restore the cross; but so far his efforts
have been in vain. There is only one man who can help him …
And tonight, when Harry Lime sets out in search of the cross of Candos
he soon runs into trouble, danger, and, of course, attractive women,
among them Karla (Theona Bryant).

 3.04 [43] The Third Man: HAPPY BIRTHDAY (filmed in the USA)
13Aug62 BBC Mon 8.05PM (postponed from 23Jul62)
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Philip Satzman
Guest Cast:
Louis Mercer
Jacki Loughery
Johnny O'Neill
Bernard Kates.
Synopsis:
Harry buys Brad a pair of valuable stamps as a birthday present. But Brad
is a connoisseur; and from the moment he recognizes them as clever
forgeries his life is in danger.

3.05 [44] The Third Man: QUEEN OF THE NILE (filmed in the USA)
20Aug62 BBC Mon 8.05PM (postponed from 30Jul62)
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Robert Sherman
Guest Cast:
Lisabeth Hush,
Norma Varden,
Charles Cooper
Thomas H Henry
Jamie Farr.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime agrees to ship a valuable cargo of hand-worked silks from
Alexandria to New York in one of his freighters, on a sharing basis.
Unfortunately, the Customs officials discover there is more in the
crates than bolts of silk, and Harry finds himself in serious trouble.
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4.01 [45] The Third Man: CALCULATED RISK (filmed in the USA)
30Mar63 BBC Sat
Written by Fred Schiller and Mary C McCall Junior
Directed by Paul Henreid
Guest Cast:
Linda Wong ............. Dolly Wong
Alan Caillou ........... Aubrey Reeves
George Pelling ......... Inspector Hector Simms
Jim Howe ............... Chung Lee
Philip Ahn ............. Easy One Seng
Harold Fong ............ Chinese Tailor
Synopsis:
However, the action tonight ranges far from either Britain or America,
when Lime travels to Hong Kong to give his personal attention to a
contract which looks like falling through because of the activities
of some local criminals. Surprisingly, it is the contents of a
dustbin which show him how to sort the matter out.

4.02 [46] The Third Man: NO WORD FOR DANGER
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
6Apr63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by Vincent Tilsley
Guest Cast:
Inia Te Wiata
Mandy Miller
Harold Goldblatt
Linda Marlow.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime goes to Canada to bid for uranium-bearing land in the far
North. But the owner's only concern is the welfare of his Eskimos
- the smiling, trusting people who have no word for danger.

4.03 [47] The Third Man: LORD BRADFORD
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
5Apr63 US NYC
13Apr63 BBC UK Sat
guest star:
Barbara Shelley ........ Lady Barbara Webster
Lord Bradford - that's the title Webster falls heir to, when
his relative Lord Neville dies, and along with it goes Kenley
Court, a huge decaying country house.

4.04 [48] The Third Man: KING'S RANSOM
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
07Feb63 CBS Thur [RF]
12Apr63 US NYC
20Apr63 BBC UK Sat
Directed by David MacDonald
Written by Anthony Steven
Guest Cast :
Mervyn Johns .......... Geoffrey Ormsby
Gillian Baughan ....... Liz Ormsby
Olaf Pooley ........... Professor Beesley
Barry Jones.
Synopsis 1:
An offer of a half share in the ransom of King Charles I sets Harry
Lime reading his English history again.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime has been helping Jeffrey Ormsby crack a code, detailing the
wherabouts of a legendary treasure. But the code won't be of much use
to Ormsby now - he's just been stabbed to death in his Oxford book shop.
[RF]

4.05 [49] The Third Man: HAMBURG SHAKEDOWN (filmed in the USA)
27Apr63 BBC Sat
Directed by John Newland
Written by Mary C McCall Junior and John Kruse
Guest Cast:
Annie Farge
Jack Livesey
Harold Dyrenforth
Oren Curtis.
Synopsis :
An attempt to smuggle a diamond ring across the German frontier in a
packet of butter … a lovely innocent-looking girl … and for once
Harry Lime is caught off his guard.

4.06 [50] The Third Man: THE UNEXPECTED MR. LIME
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
4May63 BBC Sat
Directed Robert M Leeds
Written by Peter Yeldham
Guest Cast:
Peter Iling
April Olrich
George Coulouris
Michael Mellinger.
Synopsis:
When Harry arrives unexpectedly in Beirut and a few hours later his
freighter, the SS Demetrio Bay, explodes outside the harbour, it is
inevitable that the police connect the two events and do not believe
in the long arm of coincidence.

4.07 [51] The Third Man: DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH (filmed in the USA)
11May63 BBC Sat
Written by William Link and Richard Levinson
Directed by Paul Henreid
Guest Cast:
Yvonne Lime .......... Lisel van Root
Linda Watkins ........ May Wheeler
Tol Avery ............ Frank Wheeler
Cyril Delevanti ...... Karl van Root
Bob Shayne ........... Mr Morgan
John Holland ......... Walter Strickland
Al Shafran ........... Desk Clerk
Glenn Hall ........... Bartender
Synopsis:
Harry plans to employ the best man in the business to cut a valuable
diamond for him, and discovers an old friend in trouble.

4.08 [52] The Third Man: PORTRAIT OF HARRY
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
18May63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by John Player
Guest Cast:
Moira Redmond
Bernard Lee ............ Angus Meyrick
Neil McCarthy.
Synopsis:
For the first time in his life Harry allows a lovely young artist to
paint his portrait, although there is more to this picture than meets
the eye.

4.09 [53] The Third Man: MAN IN POWER (filmed in the USA)
25May63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by Robert Leslie Bellem
Guest Cast:
Rodolfo Hoyos
Pamela Duncan, Nestor Paiva
Steve Conte.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime is surprised to find he is unwelcome in Santo Sanduras
when he goes to sell that impoverished country a cheap generating plant.

4.10 [54] The Third Man: MEETING OF THE BOARD (filmed in the USA)
8Jun63 BBC Sat
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Robert Sherman
Guest Cast:
Robert Karnes
K T Stevens
Laurie Main
Jon Lormer.
Synopsis :
Without the brains and knowledge of the proprietor, the prosperous firm
of Potter Electronics would be worth nothing. But a blackmailer is
threatening to put Potter in prison, and Harry Lime has to take action.

4.11 [55] The Third Man: HANSEL AND SON (filmed in the USA)
3May63 US NYC
15Jun63 BBC UK Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by Mary C McCall Junior and Lee Berg
Guest Cast :
Frank Ferguson
Lili Kardell
Paul Trinka
Vance Skarstedt.
***** No synopsis available *******

4.12 [56] The Third Man: ACT OF ATONEMENT (filmed in USA)
Copyright notice on film: c1962 by the BBC.
13Jul63 BBC
a Third Man Corp. production/ Prestige Productions
Executive Producer, Vernon Burns / Produced by Irving Asher
Written by Robert Sherman.
Directed by Robert M. Leeds
Director of photography, Carl E. Guthrie;
Film Editor, Otto Ludwig;
music, Ken Wilhoit.
Guest Cast:
Nora Hayden,
John Qualen,
Robert Christopher,
Bernard Fein,
Addison Richards,
Robert Sherman,
Jill Livesey.

 4.13 [57] The Third Man: GHOST TOWN (filmed in the USA)
27Jul63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by William Link and Richard Levison
Guest Cast:
Rosemarie Bowe
John Mitchum
Edward Norris
Harry Lauter.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime, visiting a ghost town, is fired at from an apparently
empty saloon - which leads him to think that the ghost must have
something to hide.

4.14 [58] The Third Man: GOLD NAPOLEONS (filmed in the USA)
3Aug63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by R K Palmer
GuestCast:
Oscar Beregi
Ziva Rodann
Steven Geray
Art Balinger.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime buys a valuable antique for a client who insists on paying
in gold coins. He soon finds that "all that glitters is not gold"
- but the luck of Harry Lime still holds.

4.15 [59] The Third Man: BRADFORD'S DREAM
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
10Aug63 BBC Sat
Directed: Robert M Leeds
Writen by: Anthony Steven and Vincent Tilsley
Gues Cast:
Eric Pohlmann
Susan Travers
Ingrid Hafner
John Bennett.
Synopsis:
Brad dreams of emulating his famous boss and pulling off a big deal
but finds he has not yet acquired the subtle and profitable Harry
Lime touch.

4.16 [60] The Third Man: THE WAY OF McEAGLE
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
15Mar63 US Fri
17Aug63 BBC Sat
Writen by John Player
Directed by David MacDonald
Guest Cast:
Laurence Naismith ........... The McCriach of McCriach
Fraser Kerr ....... Hector McEagle
Jean Anderson
Eileen Moore
Synopsis 1:
Harry nearly buys a fine Scottish estate. But a rival clan are determined
that no Sassenach shall have land that should by rights be theirs.
Synopsis 2:
In Scotland to buy some real estate, Lime becomes involved in a
centuries-old feud between the clans McCriach and McEagle. [RF]

4.17 [61] The Third Man: WHO KILLED HARRY LIME? (filmed in the USA)
24Aug63 BBC Sat
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Written by Philip Saltzman
Guest Cast:
Virginia Gregg
Bernie Gozier
Ann Atmar
Weaver Lee.
Synopsis:
The newspaper headline "Harry Lime Dead" may have been greatly exaggerated;
but it certainly looks as if the bomb planted on the plane was meant to kill him.

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5.01 [62] The Third Man: A QUESTION IN ICE
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
27Jun64 BBC Sat
Written by John Warwick
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Guest Cast: (verified -D.Moore)
Marius Goring .......... Colonel Dimonella
Joanna Dunham .......... Nina Dimonella
John Crawford .......... Simon Baird
David Bauer ............ Giovanni Tellini
Oliver Reed ............ Pepi
Patrick Troughton ...... Luigi Carvossa
Vanda Godsell........... Miss Muffin
Synopsis:
Did Harry Lime cause the death of an Italian partisan and steal a
large sum of money? The evidence is buried with the body in a glacier
- and now, eighteen years later, the glacier is about to reveal its
secret.

5.02 [63] The Third Man: I.O.U. (filmed in the USA)
4Jul64 BBC Sat
Written by Robert Bloomfield
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Guest Cast:
Eve Marlowe ............ Estella Lopez
Theodore Marcuse ....... Max
Harry Bartell .......... Thomas Camargo
Robert Tafur ........... Frederico Vargas
Lee Delano ............. Filipe
Cathie Merchant ........ Lisa
Synopsis:
A bloodstained banknote reminds Harry Lime of an old debt he owes
to a man he would now rather not know. But Harry always pays his debts.

5.03 [64] The Third Man: CRISIS IN CROCODILES
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
1Aug64 BBC Sat
Written by John Warwick
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Guest Cast:
Jill Ireland .......... Julia
John Meillon .......... Bill
John Barrie ........... Rankin
Alistair Williamson ... Barney
(imdb have actor named spelled - Alister Williamson)
John Glyn-Jones ....... Andrews
Barbara Evans ......... Marianne
Marie France .......... Arlette
Synopsis:
When Harry Lime receives an anonymous offer for some shares he
doesn't even know he owns, he is interested by puzzled,
especially when he finds that the company deals in crocodiles.

5.04 [65] The Third Man: JUDAS COAT (filmed in the USA)
8Aug64 BBC Sat
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Robert Sherman
Guest Cast:
Howard Caine
Chana Eden
Isobel Elsom
Abraham Sofaer.
Synopsis:
Harry Lime flies to the Far East to investigate the sudden canceling
of a valuable contract and finds himself accused of complicity in a
crime he did not commit.

5.05 [66] The Third Man: A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
Critics Choice DVD - Catalog #CCD 1042 [RBH]
15Aug64 BBC Sat
#5.5 "A Little Knowledge" -  Michael Rennie, The Third Man Madrid Part 1  (1964)(filmed in UK)  
#5.5 "A Little Knowledge" -  Michael Rennie, The Third Man Madrid Part 2  (1964)(filmed in UK)
#5.5 "A Little Knowledge" - Michael Rennie, The Third Man Madrid Last Part (1964)(filmed in UK)
A Third Man Corp. (UK) Ltd. Production for BBC tv
Executive Producer Vernon Burns
Producer M. Smedley Aston
Associate Producer John Ainsworth/ Story Consultant Warner Law
Associate Producer, Michael Rennie
Written by Raymond Bowers
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Director of Photography, Kenneth Hodges, B.S.C.
Starring: Michael Rennie (as Harry Lime)
with: Jonathan Harris (as Bradford Webster)
Guest Cast:
Yvonne Romain .......... Consuela Ronda
Leonard Sachs .......... Curro Garcia
Roger Delgado .......... Luis Mendoza
Ferdy Mayne ............ Ramirez
Neville Becker ......... Juan
Charles Laurence ....... Bell Boy
Synopsis (from DVD):
Harry Lime has only been in Madrid for a few hours and already he has
been shot at. Why would someone in Spain want him dead? [RBH]

5.06 [67] The Third Man: THE DAY OF THE BULLFIGHTER (filmed in the USA)
22Aug64 BBC Sat
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Philip Salzman.
Guest Cast:
Victor Millan ......... Luis Compos
Karen Booth
Frank De Kova
Anna Navarro.
Synopsis:
Ex-bullfighter Luis Compos (Victor Millan) attributes his changed
fortunes to "mala suerte". But Harry Lime does not believe in bad luck.

5.07 [68] The Third Man: MARS IN CONJUNCTION
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
10May63 US NYC
5Sep64 BBC UK Sat
Directed by John Ainsworth
Written by Phyllis White and Robert White
Guest Cast:
Terence De Marney
Georgina Ward
Francis De Wolff
Maurice Kaufmann.
Synopsis 1:
Harry Lime finds the stars working against him when an eminant
astrologer predicts with certainty that Harry will die within a month.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime may not believe in astrology, but when an astrologer predicts
that he will be dead within a month, even he takes extra care.

5.08 [69] The Third Man: THE BIG KILL (filmed in the USA) (filmed circa 1962)
19Jun62 WWTV Cadillac Ch.9, US Tues 9:30pm
12Sep64 BBC UK Sat
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Robert Sherman
Guest Cast:
Jean Allison ........ Ingrid Garson
Henry Beckman ....... Steve Garson
Bert Remson
John Harmon.
Synopsis 1:
Ingrid Garson warns Harry Lime to get out of town before
her husband is released from prison.
Synopsis 2:
Harry Lime refuses police protection when embezzler Steve (Henry Beckman) is
released from prison. But the very real threat to Harry comes from a different
quarter.

5.09 [70] The Third Man: FRAME UP (filmed in the USA)
26Sep64 BBC Sat
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Gene Wang
Guest Cast:
Grace Raynor
Frank Albertson
Steve Gravers
Allen Jung.
Synopsis:
A beautiful young woman gets into Harry Lime's hotel suite, followed
by an irate husband. Once again, harry has to use his ingenuity to
get out of a dangerous situation.

5.10 [71] The Third Man: THE HOUSE OF BON BONS
(filmed in the UK - Elstree Studios)
Critics Choice DVD - Catalog #CCD 1042 [RBH]
06Aug65 BBC
Written by John Kruse
Directed by Robert M Leeds
Starring: Michael Rennie (as Harry Lime)
with: Jonathan Harris (as Bradford Webster)
Guest Cast:
Martin Miller .......... Heinrich Miron
Lisa Daniely ........... Janine
Guy Deghy .............. Cyrano
Paul Whitsun-Jones ..... Blodin
John Gabriel ........... Kruger (Schmidt)
Robert Crewdson ........ Chauffeur
Igor Gridneff .......... Herman
Synopsis (from DVD):
When Harry Lime bought a family business to save an old friend from
bankruptcy, he never expected to see a 280% increase in profits in the
first year. Harry and Brad fly to Zurich, Switzerland to find out why.
[RBH]

5.11 [72] The Third Man: THE MAN AT THE TOP (filmed in UK)
13Aug65 BBC
Filmed at Associated-British Elstree Studios, England
Executive Producer Vernon Burns
Produced by M. Smedley Aston
Written by John Warwick
Directed by John Moxey (later John Llewellyn Moxey)
guest cast:
Carole Gray ........ Velia Dolgeta
Harold Kasket ...... Fenech
John Arnatt ........ Count Hagar
Sandra Dorne ....... Greta
Alfred Burke ....... Inspector Dugaine
Cyril Shaps ........ Bartolas Zaracasta
Victor Baring ...... Andreas
Synopsis 1
Malta is a lovely spot to go to for a holiday, but it's no holiday for
Harry Lime and Brad, when they go there to buy a warehouse. Somebody
is trying to frame Harry as the head of a huge smuggling empire. The
suspects are the gorgeous young girl, Velia Dolgeta, who turns out to
be an undercover police lady, and Count Hagar, a sinister character
from Harry's past. 
 *
31Jan63 (ABC, NBC Affiliate Cincinnati 8pm Thursday)
Guest cast:
Carole Gray as Melpo Dolgetta
(different character name than above)
Synopsis 2:
When Lime makes a visit to Malta he finds himself in a dangerous
position. The Malta police think he is the leader of an international
smuggling ring. [RF]


5.12 [73] The Third Man: THE LUCK OF HARRY LIME (filmed in the USA)
27Aug65 BBC
Directed by Paul Henreid
Written by Gene Wang
Guest Cast :
Lizabeth Scott
John Zaremba
Judee Morton.
William Bouchey ....... J.B. Masters
Synopsis 1:
When a ruthless tycoon, J.B Masters (Willis Bouchey), knows he is dying,
he is determined first to get even with Harry Lime, who had once got the
better of him. Will Harry's famous luck still hold against such an adversary?
Synopsis 2:
It hasn't been easy for egotisistical J.B. Masters to live with the
fact that Harry Lime has bested him on several
business deals. [TA]
(US syndication: 12Oct62 Ch.4 Oklahoma State, Fri 10:30pm)

5.13 [74] The Third Man: THE TRIAL OF HARRY LIME (filmed in UK)
16Jul65 [uk] BBC Fri 10:40pm
29Mar63 [us] New York City
Executive Producer Vernon Burns
Produced by Smedley Aston
Story and Teleplay by Michael Gilbert
Story Consultant Warner Law
Directed by Robert M. Leeds
guest cast:
Esmond Knight .......... Theodore Ratteau
Peter Reynolds ......... Michael Raynor
Margit Saad ............ Magda
Maurice Denham ......... Hargest Macrea
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...... Richard Elton
Elderly Theodore Ratteau asks Harry Lime to deliver some
diamonds to a man named Michael Raynor. He does - and winds
up as a murder suspect when Ratteau is found dead.

5.14 [75] The Third Man: PROXY FIGHT
12Mar63 NBC NYC
UK airdate not known
Written by ?
Directed by ?
Guest Cast ?
Synopsis ?


5.15 [76] The Third Man: MEMBERS ONLY part 1
UK airdate unknown
19Mar63 US NYC
Written by ?
Directed by ?
Guest Cast ?

Synopsis:
Harry Lime is asked to join an exclusive millionaire's
club on an island in the Gulf of Mexico.

5.16 [77] The Third Man: MEMBERS ONLY part 2
UK airdate unknown
26Mar63 US NYC
Written by ?
Directed by ?
Guest Cast ?

Synopsis:
Harry Lime learns that the exclusive millionaire's club,
where he is being held prisoner, is really a hideout for
international gangsters.
 
 
Season 5 - production credits

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