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Harry in Your Pocket (1973)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  18 October 1973 (Netherlands)
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A would-be criminal is taken in by a professional pickpocket, who teaches him how pickpockets work in teams.

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In Seattle, aspiring pickpocket Ray is not very adept at his chosen profession. He thinks he's made it to the big time when he learns that a "cannon" - a pickpocket - is looking for an apprentice. That cannon is Harry, recently arrived in Seattle, who has an aging associate Casey, a man with a penchant for cocaine. What Harry and Casey are really looking for is a "stall" - someone to act as the distractor. Harry thinks that Sandy, Ray's girlfriend and one of his former marks, is better suited to the job, but Sandy will not do it unless Ray is included in the deal. Ray appreciates what Harry can and does teach him and Sandy, but Ray doesn't much like the romantic and sexual interest Harry is showing in Sandy. After relocating their operation to stay one step ahead of the law, Ray, tired of being the fourth banana in the group, itches to become a world class cannon himself, which does not fit within Harry's grand scheme. The allegiances between each of the individuals within the ... Written by Huggo

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Walter Pidgeon was to reprise his role as a pickpocket three years later in his penultimate film Two-Minute Warning. See more »

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Harry: Harry to Sandy: We travel first class, best rooms, best clothes, best food. Everything strictly the best.
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References Pickpocket (1959) See more »

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DAY BY DAY BY DAY
Words by Bruce Geller
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Sung by Josh Adams
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4 July 2004 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

A terrific Coburn vehicle. Great job by Walter Pidgeon showing why he lasted so long as a supporting player. The scenes in all of the various western cities are great.

Showing people who strive to learn an ancient "trade" rather than work for a living! I really enjoyed this. It adds so much to Coburns' legend.

How else do you live in fancy hotels and meet beautiful people unless you have a real secret of success.

Always remember, "Harry doesn't carry."

Coburn is certainly a guy I will miss.


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