Movie: The Third Man

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I thought I’d had enough film noir for a while, but wanted to get this one last classic in. Well worth it. Best of all, the sound track is mostly guitar instead of orchestra. The reparte may not be as snappy as a Dashiell Hammet story, but there’s also less melodrama here, which makes for a more satisfying experience.

3 responses to “Movie: The Third Man”

  1. Well I had to go find the reference – and of course now I remember!

    Don’t be so gloomy. After all it’s not that awful. Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. So long Holly.

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