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Pickup on South Street (Blaze of Glory) (1953)

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Starring (View all)
Richard Widmark Richard Widmark
Skip McCoy
Jean Peters Jean Peters
Candy
Thelma Ritter Thelma Ritter
Moe Williams
Murvyn Vye Murvyn Vye
Police Captain Dan Tiger
Milburn Stone Milburn Stone
Detective Winoki
Parley Baer Parley Baer
Headquarters Communist in Chair


Written by
Samuel Fuller Samuel Fuller
(screenplay)


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Cuidado con esas manos, que luego van al

15 years, 1 month ago at Apr 19 18:42
Estamos ante un buen ejemplo de cine negro. Resumiendo el argumento diremos que Skip McCoy (Richarc Widmark) es un carterista que en una de sus actuaciones rutinarias en el metro topa con Candy (Jean Peters), a la que roga la cartera del bolso.

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true love againts communism..propganda forever

A good movie

3 years, 5 months ago at Dec 16 18:20
To be honest, I wasn't really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was on the '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' list, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, it turned out to be a really solid film noir, that's for sure. In fact, the opening scene in the subway was just amazing and probably one of the best scenes I have seen in this genre. I liked as well the fact that there w... read more
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Release date: 3 July 1953
UPC: 715515015028
Tags: Film Noir (9), 1950s (5), Microfilm (5), Thriller (4), Crime (4), Murder (4), Police (4), Pickpocket (4), Treason (4), 1953 (4), Communist (4), Espionage (3), Hospital (3), Beautiful Woman (3), Male Female Relationship (3), Waterfront (3), Nurse (2), Theft (2), Cafe (2), Library (2)
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