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The Third Man: How to Buy a Country

Brad reflects back on the time he, as a bank teller, first met Harry. He agreed to cash a check for Harry, but the check from an overseas bank bounced. Harry took Brad overseas with him to solve the mystery of why payment was stopped on the check, leading to a bidding war with another investor for stocks in a small nation.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x14
Airdate: Friday January 15th, 1960

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Guest Stars
Bek Nelson
As Linda
Hugh Marlowe
As Ponti
Celia Lovsky
As Duchess
Otto Waldis
As Paulus
Cate Bauer
As Miss Hidwick
Main Cast
Michael Rennie
As Harry Lime
Jonathan Harris (1)
As Bradford Webster
Episode Notes
This episode reunited Michael Rennie and Hugh Marlowe. Both men starred in the classic 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still, Rennie playing the alien ambassador Klaatu and Marlowe portraying insurance salesman (and the man who notified authorities where to find Klaatu) Tom Stevens.

Episode Quotes
Harry: Mr. Webster, where have you been all my life?
Brad: Manhattan National Bank, Lexington branch, window seven.

Warning: The Third Man season 1 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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