Watch Pickup on South Street
Skip McCoy is a pickpocket who regularly rides the New York City subway system in search of easy pickings. But when he lifts Candy's wallet, he doesn't realize the chain of events he's started into motion. The wallet contains an envelope that Candy was delivering as a favor to her ex, Joey. Joey is secretly a spy for the Communists, the envelope contains a top-secret microfilm, and now Skip is targeted by a spy ring operated by the Communist Party who want their stolen information returned to them as quickly as possible.