'The Third Man' Returns to Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jul 1, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Carol Reed's classic mystery thriller is returning to high-definition this September, this time as part of the StudioCanal Collection.

Lionsgate is preparing 'The Third Man' starring Joseph Cotton, Trevor Howard, and the legendary Orson Welles for a Blu-ray release on September 21.

The film won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography - Black-and-White (Robert Krasker) and was recently discontinued as part of the Criterion Collection.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio Mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: "The Third Man on the Radio" audio interviews with Joseph Cotton and Graham Greene, An alternative opening with voiceover from Joseph Cotton, An interview and zither performance from Cornelia Mayer, Stills gallery, Original trailers, New audio commentary with assistant director Guy Hamilton, actor Simon Callow and crew member Angela Allen, New The Third Man interactive Vienna Tour, and a 20-page collectible booklet written by film historian Charles Drazin.

Suggested list price is $39.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Third Man' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 21.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Third Man (StudioCanal) (Blu-ray)
The Third Man (1949) (Blu-ray)
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