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    Touch of Evil (Universal International, 1958). Six Sheet (79.5" X 80.5").
    It's been nearly a decade since Heritage presented this stunning six sheet, and it does not disappoint. Orson Welles' brilliant direction made this bordertown film noir one of the most memorable pictures of the 1950s. The film dealt with many "taboo" topics including interracial marriages, gangs, political murders and corrupt cops. Charlton Heston portrays a Mexican narcotics officer and Janet Leigh is his wife. Welles is the crooked cop and Marlene Dietrich plays his former flame, the local madam. Hard-hitting and gritty, the posters on this title are very collectible. The exceptional artwork on this six sheet is by Bob Tollin, and the colors are well saturated. Wear includes scattered pinholes, a tear in the red background, fold wear, cross fold separations with small paper loss, tape along the folds on the verso, a chip at the top right, and overall rippling. An excellent candidate for linen backing and restoration, which would easily correct the imperfections. Folded, Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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