Taught editing and controlled camera work create a classic addition to the film noir library, with lighting that affirm the character's ambitions by low-key lighting that cut characters in half with shadow by ... The Third Man: Trailer 1 1 of 1 The Third Man: Trailer 1 The Third Man Synopsis. Visiting postwar Vienna, a writer (Joseph Cotten) probes a friend's (Orson Welles) death.
One night after a long day of filming The Third Man on location in Vienna, Reed and cast members Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli and Orson Welles had dinner and retired to a wine cellar. In the bistro, which retained the atmosphere of the pre-war days, they heard the zither music of Anton Karas, a 40-year-old musician who was ... The concept of the third man.