We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we go straight into spoiler territory. This film is sadly not available on any “official” streaming channels at this time, but Dailymotion usually has a copy floating around. If you would like to see a version that is less grey-market, the film is easily available on DVD.
Join us on July 7th for second Samuel Fuller film in a row: The Naked Kiss!
|Pickup on South Street (1953)|
|Rating: 7.6/10 (14,713 votes)
Director: Samuel Fuller
Writer: Samuel Fuller, Dwight Taylor
Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter
Runtime: 80 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Released: 03 Jul 1953
|Plot: A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.|