Plot: A pulp novelist travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, a black-market opportunist.
Director: Carol Reed
Main Cast: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard,
Genres: Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 1949 - Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize (Carol Reed);
1950 - BAFTA Award for Best British Film;
1950 - National Board Review Award for Top Foreign Film;
1951 - Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Robert Krasker)