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Try — Heart Beat, (Sam Wood, 1946)

Truly horrible Ginger Rogers and Basil Rathbone film. I almost feel bad knowing about it - but enjoy inflicting it on others. 

Scott Higgins
Professor, Chair
College of Film and the Moving Image
Wesleyan University

> On Mar 12, 2018, at 8:59 AM, Matoniemi Timo (KAVI) <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi everyone,
> 
> Pockpicket - Recollections of a Helsinki Bourgeois Youth / Pockpicket eli katkelmia helsinkiläisen porvarisnuoren elämästä by 
> Peter von Bagh (1968).
> Pockpicket, a reversal of Robert Bresson’s classic Pickpocket in which the wealthy protagonist tries to sneak banknotes into people’s pockets and handbags around Helsinki.
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> 
> Terveisin / Best regards,
> Timo Matoniemi
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> Kansallinen audiovisuaalinen instituutti / Nationella audiovisuella institutet / National audiovisual institute
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> Lähetetty: 10. maaliskuuta 2018 17:07
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> Aihe: Re: [SCREEN-L] movies about pickpockets?
> 
> 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).
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>> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 5:06 AM, Linda Robinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> 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:
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>>> 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
>>> Professor
>>> 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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