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Touch of Evil


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Newly restored version of Orson Welles 's classic film noir, being shown as part of the short Janet Leigh season. Also starring the director and Charlton Heston. Honeymooning in a frontier town, a special narcotics investigator becomes mixed up in murder, racketeering, and police corruption.
(1958, 12) (BW) (S)
Films: pp 77-84 *****


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Charlton Heston.
Hank Quinlan: Orson Welles
Mike Vargas: Charlton Heston
Susan Vargas: Janet Leigh
Pete Menzies: Joseph Calleia
Uncle Joe Grandi: Akim Tamiroff
Marcia Linnekar: Joanna Moore
Adair: Ray Collins
Night man: Dennis Weaver
Tanya: Marlene Dietrich
Stripjoint owner: Zsa Zsa Gabor

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