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Harry Lime Rides Again

Just before Christmas I re-watched Carol Reed’s film noir classic The Third Man, starring Orson Wells and Trevor Howard, set in post-war Vienna. Wells plays the character Harry Lime, a mercurial and morally despicable racketeer who profits from selling diluted black-market penicillin. Lime is notoriously insensitive to the damage this causes to children being treated […]