THIRD MAN MUSEUM | COLLECTION STRASSGSCHWANDTNEROPEN EVERY SATURDAY 2 -6 PM | EXCLUSIVE GUIDED TOURS AVAILABLE ANY DAY UPON REQUESTPressgasse 25, 1040 Vienna, Austria, Tel. +43-1-5864872 firstname.lastname@example.org, www.3mpc.net
All about the film classic ‘The Third Man’ and Vienna after World War II
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS in 2018VIENNA 1938 - THE ROAD TO THE ANSCHLUSSHow to Demolish a Democracy.10 March - prolongated until 31 December 2018Graham Greene’s research for “The Third Man” is firmly tied to his friend and double agent Kim Philby, who was in Vienna in 1934.Marking the 80th year after the Anschluss, this special exhibition shows how it was possible things emerged like this: Raising the crowds, splitting up society. July Revolt 1927, Civil War 1934, Austro-fascist dictatorship, destabilisation of Austria by illegal local Nazis until the annexation (Anschluss) of Austria by Hitler-Germany in 1938. 1948 - VIENNA BECOMES A MOVIE STARFilming “The Third Man in Vienna”.01 September 2018 - 05 January 2019In February 1948, Graham Greene came to Vienna to do research for “The Third Man”. A second visit followed in June 1948, this time together with director Carol Reed and producer Alexander Korda. The shoot in Vienna started in October 1948 and lasted until short before Christmas. In 1948 at the time of the Berlin Airlift, when the confrontation between the Soviets and the Western Allies escalated internationally, it was possible for the British film team in Vienna to shoot in the Soviet sector. “The Third Man” brilliantly captured Vienna’ situation after the war and made the city world famous as “movie star”.
The museum is in the vicinity of the Viennese Naschmarket, a 10 minutes walk from the State Opera House!Subway station: U4 Kettenbrückengasse or bus station: 59A PressgasseAdress: Pressgasse 25, 1040 ViennaTel. +43-1-5864872
ATTENTION: WINTER BREAK ! Museum closed Jan 07 until Feb 28, 2019