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    Touch of Evil (Universal International, 1958). Six Sheet (78.5" X 80.5").
    This is a sensational American film noir crime thriller, dark mystery, cult classic, and technical masterpiece from writer-director-actor Orson Welles. It was Welles' fifth Hollywood film and his last American film. Touch of Evil stands as the final great film noir during the classic era of this genre, from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Although it was largely unappreciated in the U.S. upon its initial release, the movie was praised by European critics and audiences. Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Welles are featured on this head-turning six sheet with impressively saturated colors and artwork by Bob Tollin. Presented by Heritage in less than a handful of our Signature auctions, this poster will be an outstanding acquisition for one discerning collector. Minimal touchup was applied to chips along the folds, pinholes in the borders and small holes in the background. A bit of missing paper and tears in Leigh's arm and upper body have been restored. Fine on Linen.


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