Pickup on South Street
'Pickup on South Street' is a Cold War film-noir written and directed by Samuel Fuller (Merrill's Marauders, The Big Red One, The Steel Helmet), based on a story by Dwight Taylor, staring Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, and Thelma Ritter. Pickpocket artist Skip McCoy picks the wrong pocket, landing him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse between the FBI and communist agents.
The following firearms were used in the film Pickup on South Street:
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless
Joey (Richard Kiley) uses a Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless when tracking down the microfilm. He is given the Colt by one of his Communist superiors. Skip McCoy (Richard Widmark) pockets the gun before the film's climax.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
A New York City policeman who enters Skip's hideout arrests him with a Smith & Wesson Model 10 drawn.