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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
  • 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, Spanish or French with optional English, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Narcotic enforcement agents
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Corrupción policiaca
  • Error judicial
  • Narcóticos
  • Police corruption
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
Control code
ocm45262097
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 physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20470
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45262097
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
Control code
ocm45262097
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 physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20470
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45262097
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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