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The Resource Touch of evil, Universal International ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; screenplay by/directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)

Touch of evil, Universal International ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; screenplay by/directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)

Label
Touch of evil
Title
Touch of evil
Statement of responsibility
Universal International ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; screenplay by/directed by Orson Welles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife
Cataloging source
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editors, Virgil Vogel, Aaron Stell ; music, Henry Mancini
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
  • In English with optional Spanish and French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T656 2000
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich, Akim Tamiroff, Joseph Calleia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1985
  • 1899-1972
  • 1897-1975
  • 1919-1996
  • 1954-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zugsmith, Albert
  • Welles, Orson
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Tamiroff, Akim
  • Calleia, Joseph
  • Metty, Russell
  • Vogel, Virgil W.
  • Stell, Aaron
  • Mancini, Henry
  • Schmidlin, Rick
  • Murch, Walter
  • Masterson, Whit
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal City Studios
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police corruption
  • Judicial error
  • Drug enforcement agents
  • Corrupción policiaca
  • Error judicial
  • Narcóticos
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Mexican-American Border Region
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Touch of evil, Universal International ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; screenplay by/directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel: Badge of Evil / by Whit Masterson
  • "Restored to Orson Welles' vision. Complete and uncut with restored footage."--Container
  • "Orson Welles' requested editorial changes produced by Rick Schmidlin ; edited by Walter Murch."
  • Includes Orson Welles' memo., theatrical trailer, and biographies of cast and filmmakers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780783230610
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192047022
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20470
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 831405
  • (OCoLC)ocm45262097
  • (OCoLC)45262097
  • (IlCrlFMD)831405
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Touch of evil, Universal International ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; screenplay by/directed by Orson Welles, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel: Badge of Evil / by Whit Masterson
  • "Restored to Orson Welles' vision. Complete and uncut with restored footage."--Container
  • "Orson Welles' requested editorial changes produced by Rick Schmidlin ; edited by Walter Murch."
  • Includes Orson Welles' memo., theatrical trailer, and biographies of cast and filmmakers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9780783230610
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192047022
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20470
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 831405
  • (OCoLC)ocm45262097
  • (OCoLC)45262097
  • (IlCrlFMD)831405
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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