In the film noir classic The Third Man, Orson Welles played Harry Lime - rouge, scoundrel, and black marketeer in postwar Vienna. At the end of the film, in a spectacular chase through the sewers of the city, Harry met his end. But in radio's first prequel, Welles resumed the role in The Lives of Harry Lime, a series produced in England by Harry Alan Towers.
Volume 2 present Lime's criminal adventures before he met his doom - bank heists, confidence schemes, swindles, and such, in a series of witty and well written lighthearted dramas featuring Welles and a virtual stock company of talented actors in adventures set in such exotic locales as Paris, Venice, Tangiers, and the French Riviera.
Chapters: #1 It's a Knockout; #2 Two Is Company; #3 Cherchez La Gem; #4 The Hand of Glory; #5 The Double Double-Cross; #6 Five Thousand Pengoes and a Kiss; #7 The Dark Enchantress; #8 The Earl on Troubled Waters; #9 The Dead Candidate; #10 It's in the Bag; #11 The Hyacinth Patrol; #12 Turnabout Is Foul Play.
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