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    Touch of Evil (Universal International, 1958). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Largely considered to be one of the greatest films of auteur Orson Welles, this gripping film noir is a staggering exploration into the nature of good and evil, as seen through the characters of Mike Vargas (Charlton Heston), a Mexican cop recently married to the lovely Susan (Janet Leigh), and local police chief Hank Quinlan (Orson Welles), who will do anything to maintain his perfect arrest record. A landmark movie, it is credited with influencing the early careers of both Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut. Paper from this classic film is always in high demand, and this striking half sheet will certainly prove to be no exception. It has pinholes in the corners and borders, light edge wear in the left border, and some smudging at the edges, but these are minor flaws which in no way detract from the overall appeal of this desirable gem. Rolled, Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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