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Pickup On South Street (2004, original release: 1953)


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Published: [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, 2004
Series: Criterion Collection
Description:  1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1559409487,
Language:  English

Full screen format (aspect ratio 1.33:1)

Originally released as a motion picture in 1953

Special features: exclusive video interview with the late Sam Fuller ; Cinéma cinémas: "Fuller", French television show with Fuller discussing the making of the film ; illustrated biographical essay on Fuller ; complete Fuller poster filmography ; stills galleries of photos, lobby cards, and original paintings ; trailers for eight Sam Fuller films ; 20-page booklet including excerpts from Fuller's "A third face: my tale of writing, fighting, and filmmaking" featuring Martin Scorsese's introduction, and Fuller on Pickup on South Street, plus a new essay by acclaimed cultural historian Luc Sante

Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye, Richard Kiley, Willis Bouchey, Jerry O'Sullivan, Harry Carter

Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting courier's Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption

Not rated by MPAA


Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired

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Pickpockets -- Drama
Ex-convicts -- Drama
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Microfilms -- Drama
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Additional Credits:
Fuller, Samuel, 1912-1997
Schermer, Jules
Taylor, Dwight
Widmark, Richard
Peters, Jean, 1926-
Ritter, Thelma
Vye, Murvyn, 1913-1976
Kiley, Richard
Bouchey, Willis
O'Sullivan, Jerry, 1889-1978
Carter, Harry, 1906-1996
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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