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    Touch Of Evil (Universal International, 1958). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Another technical masterpiece from writer-director-actor Orson Welles, this film noir classic is easily one of the most influential films to come out of the 1950s. A dark, gripping tale of good and evil, the film was widely regarded as unorthodox and completely outrageous when it was released. With such controversial themes of racism, sexual ambiguity, drugs, and police corruption, the conservative general public of 1958 found it more than a little racy. The story of Mike Vargas (Charlton Heston), a Mexican cop recently married to the lovely Susan (Janet Leigh), and local police chief Hank Quinlan (Welles), who will do anything to maintain his perfect arrest record is an undeniable cult favorite. Paper on this title is always desirable, and this half sheet that had only light fold wear prior to restoration is no exception. Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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