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Pickup on South Street

Pickup on South Street(1953)

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A petty thief accidentally steals a communist spy''''s purse.

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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 29 May 1953; New York opening: 17 Jun 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI Library; EB*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  80-81 or 83 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,225    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • pickup on south street

    kevin sellers 2019-06-24

    Sure it ticked off J. Edgar Hoover because it soft peddles ideology while emphasizing character but there are other good reasons to like this noir by Sam... MORE>

  • Thick, Atmospheric Sets

    Rick 2019-06-17

    Each set delivers a greasy, unkempt feel to it...purposely. Hats off to the set decorators on this one. The pickpocket lives in a small shack over the... MORE>

  • Pickup on South Street

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-08-11

    A great, gritty anticommunist film noir. Widmark, Peters & Kiley excel in their roles; given a list of her nominated performances, this is the film... MORE>