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

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Richard Widmark Richard Widmark
Skip McCoy
Jean Peters Jean Peters
Candy
Thelma Ritter Thelma Ritter
Moe Williams
Murvyn Vye Murvyn Vye
Capt. Dan Tiger
Milburn Stone Milburn Stone
Detective Winoki
Parley Baer Parley Baer
Headquarters Communist in Chair


Written by
Samuel Fuller Samuel Fuller
(screenplay)
Dwight Taylor Dwight Taylor
(story)


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Cuidado con esas manos, que luego van al

11 years, 10 months 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.

Ese gesto casi cotidiano para él va a cambiar su vida dado que lo que era un robo menor se convierte en una trama a varias bandas, dado qu... read more

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2 months, 1 week 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: 1 August 1953
UPC: 715515015028
Tags: Film Noir (9), 1950s (5), Microfilm (5), 1953 (5), Communist (4), Police (4), Thriller (4), Crime (4), Treason (4), Murder (4), Waterfront (3), Beautiful Woman (3), Pickpocket (3), Male Female Relationship (3), Espionage (3), Listening To Music (2), Hospital (2), Theft (2), Cafe (2), Cat (2)
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" Notes: 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 was no main character and also that pretty much everyone involved in this tale was actually pretty murky. The main issue, in my opinion, was that, even though it was fairly realistic how they found out who was the pickpocket, it happened really soon in the movie an"


johanlefourbe posted a review 2 months, 1 week ago

A good movie

“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 was no main character and also that pretty much everyone involved in this tale was actually pretty murky. The main issue, in my opinion, was that, even though it was fairly realistic how they found out who was the pickpocket, it happened really soon in the movie and, from this point on, the whole thing became rather repetitive. I mean, how many times did Candy or the cops eventually went to Skip's ” read more

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