Touch of Evil

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  111 min.
Release Date: April 23, 1958

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Cast: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff

Synopsis

Set in a squalid Mexican border town, a corrupt and bigoted small-town police chief (Orson Welles) finds himself pitted against an upright Mexican narcotics investigator (Charlton Heston).

The memorable supporting cast includes Janet Leigh as Heston's inquisitive wife, Akim Tamiroff, Zsa Zsa Gabor and Marlene Dietrich as an enigmatic gypsy in this fascinating, dramatic portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions.

Director: Orson Welles
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Albert Zugsmith
Screenplay: Orson Welles

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