There’s an episode from season 5 of Alfred Hitchcock Presents called “Hitch-Hike” where one of the characters went to reform school for pick-pocketing—and I believe he pick-pockets a policeman’s ticket book during a traffic stop.
> On Mar 10, 2018, at 7:07 AM, Craig Martin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm sure you already have Bruce Geller's 1973 film *Harry in Your Pocket*.
> There's also Curt Bois' character who pickpockets unsuspecting targets in
> Michael Curtiz' *Casablanca,* the pickpockets in Jack Conway's *The Unholy
> Three *remake and the self-confessed kleptomaniac with a veritable library
> of stolen wallets in Steven Spielberg's animated film *The Adventures of
> Tintin *(2011).
>> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 5:06 AM, Linda Robinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Probably nothing like what you're looking for, but there's always the
>> musical Oliver! (1986).
>>> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 9:02 AM, Fang, Karen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> I'm looking for movies about pickpockets (similar to Samuel Fuller's
>>> PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET, Robert Bresson's LE PICKPOCKET, and Jia Zhangke's
>>> XIAO WU).
>>> I'll be considering these films in conjunction with a thread of Hong Kong
>>> movies on the same topic, as well as COLD EYES (a Korean remake of a Hong
>>> Kong movie that quotes Fuller), but would be grateful for titles and
>>> suggestions to other movies about pickpockets within world film.
>>> Feel free to reply off off-list.
>>> Thanks in advance for any leads!
>>> Karen Fang
>>> Karen Fang http://uh.academia.edu/KarenFang
>>> Department of English
>>> University of Houston @KfangKaren
>>> author of _Arresting Cinema: Surveillance in Hong Kong Film_ Stanford
>>> University Press, 2017 http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=26756
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