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Touch of Evil (Restored to Orson Welles'…

Touch of Evil (Restored to Orson Welles' Vision) (1958)

by Russell Metty (Director /Screenwriter/Actor)

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An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife.
Title:Touch of Evil (Restored to Orson Welles' Vision)
Authors:Russell Metty
Info:Universal Studios, DVD
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Touch of Evil [videorecording] by Orson Welles (Director /Screenwriter/Actor) (1958)



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Acting: 4.5; Theme: 4.5; Content: 4.5; Language: 5.0; Overall: 4.5; This was a suspenseful thriller set in a Mexican border town. The crooked chief of police (Orson Welles) sets up a plot to frame a Mexican youth. An American narcotics detective (Charlton Heston) must uncover the web of deceit by avenging the kidnapping and setup of his wife (Janet Leigh). Great supporting roles in this film. Highly recommend. ***April 27, 2019*** ( )
  jntjesussaves | Apr 27, 2019 |
  VPALib | Mar 6, 2019 |
A Mexican cop stalked by a crime family gets involved in a US border town's investigation of a car bombing.

Very well made. As classic noir crime thrillers go, it's certainly one of the best.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: A
Dialog: A
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: A

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 3.4/4 ( )
  comfypants | Feb 16, 2016 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Welles, OrsonDirector /Screenwriter/Actorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Calleia, JosephActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dietrich, MarleneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gabor, Zsa ZsaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heston, CharltonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leigh, JanetActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mancini, HenryComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Masterson, WhitOriginal novelsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, JoannaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tamiroff, AkimActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zugsmith, AlbertProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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