Now shipping: Pickup on South Street (Criterion) - Region 1

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    Drama / Film Noir / Criterion Collection . Cast: Harry Carter, Jean Peters, Jerry O'Sullivan, Murvyn Vye, Richard Kiley, Richard Widmark, Thelma Ritter, Willis Bouchey . Direction: Samuel Fuller

    Petty crook Skip McCoy (Richard Widmark) has his eyes fixed on the big score. When the cocky three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy (Jean Peters), he finds a haul bigger than he could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets ......

    Features: full frame . B&W . Exclusive interview with the late Samuel Fuller, made by renowned film critic Richard Schickel; Excerpts from the Cinéma Cinémas series with Fuller discussing the making of the film; Illustrated biographical essay on Fuller by Jeb Brody (Scenario, Print magazines); Stills gallery of photos, posters, lobby cards, and original paintings by noted artist Russell Christian (The NY Times, The New Yorker); Trailers for Pickup on South Street and other Fuller features; Booklet including excerpts from Fuller’s award-winning autobiography A Third Face, featuring Martin Scorsese’s introduction and Fuller on Pickup on South Street, plus a new essay by acclaimed cultural historian Luc Sante (Low Life, Evidence).

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