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The Third Man As Popular
Film Of Year
I STAFF CORRESPONDENT |
LONDON, Dec. 15.-The most popular film in Britain in 1949 is "The Third Man," a British production directed by Carol Reed and starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, and Trevor Howard.
The film was on top in the annual box-office survey conduc- ted by the editor of the "Kine matograph Weekly."
Runner-up was the Hollywood film, "Johnny Belinda," in which Jane Wyman's portrayal of a deaf mute was considered the best performance of the year.
Most popular star was Alan Ladd, with Danny Kaye a close
Britain's "Scott of the Ant- arctic" was considered the best full-length documentary.