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    Touch Of Evil (Universal International, 1958). Poster (40" X 60"). The culmination of the film noir era, this is often considered one of director/screenwriter/star Orson Welles's finest movies. A harrowing story about corruption and politics south of the border, it stars Welles as local police chief Hank Quinlan, and Charlton Heston as Mexican politico Mike Vargas, who is on his honeymoon with his new bride, Susan (Janet Leigh). When Heston investigates a bomb explosion, these three lives intersect in a way that no one could have foreseen. The amazing opening tracking shot is a classic in cinematic history. This dramatic poster shows pinholes in the corners and borders, a tear in the bottom right corner, and some wrinkling in the image area. Professional restoration has rendered these minor flaws all but invisible, giving this poster a fresh and attractive appearance. It presents very nicely and will be a welcome addition to any collection. Very Fine on Linen.

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