Sheet Music, The 3rd Man Theme


Sometimes numbers refer to unknown perpetrators. This sheet music is the theme song for a British film revolving around the disappearance - and presumed murder - of one Harry Lime. A hall porter who offered testimony commented that there was "a third man" at a crime scene. Identifying this person is central to the plot of the film.

The music is by Anton Karas. The music is sometimes known as "The Harry Lime Theme."

Date Made: 1949

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

Subject: MathematicsMusic


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Credit Line: The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Music

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.3086.022Catalog Number: 1988.3086.022Nonaccession Number: 1988.3086

Object Name: Sheet MusicObject Type: Sheet Music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm; 1/32 in x 9 1/32 in x 12 in


Record Id: nmah_694467

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