The Lives Of Harry Lime

harry lg.jpgThe Adventures of Harry Lime (broadcast in the United States as The Lives of Harry Lime) was an old-time radio programme produced in London, England during the 1951 to 1952 season.
Orson Welles reprised his role of Harry Lime from the celebrated 1949 film The Third Man. The radio series is a "prequel" to the film, and depicts the many misadventures of con-artist Lime in a somewhat lighter tone than the character's villainy in the film.
Most episodes would begin with "The Third Man Theme" being played, abruptly cut off by an echoing gunshot. Then Welles would speak: "That was the shot that killed Harry Lime. He died in a sewer beneath Vienna, as those of you know who saw the movie The Third Man. Yes, that was the end of Harry Lime ... but it was not the beginning. Harry Lime had many lives ... and I can recount all of them. How do I know? Very simple. Because my name is Harry Lime."

Episode Number Episode Title Aired Datesort descending
42 Elusive Vermeer Friday, May 16, 1952
45 A Night in a Harem Friday, June 6, 1952
47 The Professor Regrets Friday, June 20, 1952
48 The Hard Way Friday, June 27, 1952
51 The Blue Caribou Thursday, July 17, 1952