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Touch of evil

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Blu-ray version ; Theatrical version.


In English, with English subtitles.


Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Publication Information

[New York] : Kino Lorber, [2022]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (96 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


Directed by Hollywood legend Orson Welles, Touch of Evil is a film noir masterpiece whose Hollywood backstory is as unforgettable as the movie itself. This dark portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tells the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot. This is the Theatrical version of the film that was seen by U.S. audiences when it was released in 1958.


Based on the novel "Badge of evil" by Whit Masterson.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.

Special features: New 4K restoration of the Theatrical version of the film ; audio commentaries ; theatrical trailer.

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