Tag Archive: Samuel Fuller

Jul 18

Episode 28: The Naked Kiss

The Naked KissIn this week’s episode, we revisit Samuel Fuller’s filmography with a viewing of The Naked Kiss!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we dive straight into discussion. This film is available on Hulu Plus, Amazon, and iTunes.

We apologize for the late delivery of this episode. Scheduling issues and a computer changeover are to blame. But fear not! The next episode will arrive on July 21st, just a few days from now. Please join us then for the only film directed by acting legend Charles Laughton: Night of the Hunter!

The Naked Kiss (1964)
The Naked Kiss poster Rating: 7.4/10 (5,852 votes)
Director: Samuel Fuller
Writer: Samuel Fuller
Stars: Karen Conrad, Marie Devereux, Betty Bronson, Patsy Kelly
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Crime, Drama
Released: 21 Apr 1965
Plot: Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists, leaves her past, and finds solace in the town of Grantville. She meets Griff, the ...

Jun 21

Episode 27: Pickup on South Street

Pickup on South StreetIn this week’s episode, we go through the pros and cons (heh) of Samuel Fuller’s Pickup on South Street!

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)
Pickup on South Street poster Rating: 7.8/10 (10,416 votes)
Director: Samuel Fuller
Writer: Samuel Fuller (screenplay), Dwight Taylor (story)
Stars: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Released: 01 Aug 1953
Plot: A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.