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Pickup on South Street

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Original title
Pickup on South Street
Year
Running time
80 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Samuel Fuller (Story: Dwight Taylor)
Music
Leigh Harline
Cinematography
Joseph MacDonald (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
20th Century Fox
Genre
Film noir. Thriller
Synopsis / Plot
While on the subway to deliver a piece of film she believes contains corporate secrets, Candy's wallet is stolen by Skip McCoy. The film actually contains government secrets on their way to "the Commies", and Candy has been under surveillance by government agents. They see the theft, but Skip eludes them. Anxious to recover the film, Joey, Candy's ex-lover and the man using her as courier, convinces her to find the thief. She tracks Skip down through street connections while the police find him shortly after. Skip finally realizes the film is worth a lot more than he thought worth some people's life, in fact.
Awards
1953: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Thelma Ritter)
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