Re-visiting a Classic — ‘Pick Up on South Street’

Does it hold up? It’s gritty, it’s powerful. And even those not especially taken with the work of its creator — director Sam Fuller — admit that the movie’s unrelenting energy and mix of Marxian political overtones plays well even in today’s turbulent times. Under the watchful, but enthusiastic auspices of Darryl Zanuck and 20th […]