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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

    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>

  • Best acting I've seen in a noir film

    evelio 2012-01-23

    I couldn't get over the fact that this film was made in 1953. It's so up to date -so today, as to its theme, acting and direction. Jean Peters,... MORE>

  • thelma ritter's a gem...

    el debbo 2011-05-23

    in every movie I've seen with her as a character actor. What character! Never knew anything about Widmark until this movie...he was good. As was Jean... MORE>