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Pickup on South Street


Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Samuel Fuller. 1953, 80 mins. 35mm. With Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter. Samuel Fuller’s first Cold-War film. A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring as well as the FBI. In the context of a fiercely anti-Communist entertainment climate, Fuller’s Cold War films were “musings on the relationship between capitalism and patriotism.” Ambiguous in its political stance, South Street is a compelling character study and a classic film noir.

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