Murukami, a young homicide detective, has his pocket picked on a bus and loses his pistol. Frantic and ashamed, he dashes about trying to recover the weapon without success until taken under the wing of an older and wiser detective, Sato. Together they track the culprit. Written by
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Did You Know?
Supposedly, this story was based on a real detective who wrote a novel about his own gun theft. The novel was never published, but Kurosawa liked the idea so much he worked with it. See more
Bad luck can make a man or destroy a man.
Referenced in Magnum Force
Written by Sebastián Yradier
Heard in the hotel and over the phone after Sato gets shot See more