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Topic: "The Pickpocket"
Message: Posted by: NJJ (Sep 11, 2009 04:53AM)
I just posted this little video of classic scenes from the film The Pickpocket.

I've also added some annotation to explain what is going on in the scene.

Please leave comments with your own thoughts and ideas on this classic movie.

enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ighoD9vtpGQ
Message: Posted by: parmenion (Sep 11, 2009 06:12AM)
Great Nicholas,

The pickpocket consultant on pickpocket was Kassagi.
There was also a magician Pierre etaix.
Before to do pickpocket show Kassagi was a real pickpocket in Tunisia.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EtOD3XoGp8
Short clip on French Tv razor blades : http://www.ina.fr/video/I07142478/numero-de-prestidigition-de-kassagi.fr.html
Pickpocket routine but you need to buy the entire sequence...
http://www.ina.fr/video/I07142485/tours-de-magie-de-kassagi.fr.html

I will try to upload his pickpocket act and put it on youtube
Message: Posted by: NJJ (Sep 12, 2009 12:28PM)
Thanks, I might update the video with that information.

Id really love it if my Café buddies could give the video a ranking and a little comment.
Message: Posted by: parmenion (Sep 13, 2009 08:12AM)
Nicholas, you comments on this short sequence are very well done !
Great job !