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Touch of evil / Universal International ; screenplay by Orson Welles ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Orson Welles.

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  • 14 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD TOUCH (Text) 79361000101015 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Colfax-Perry Twp PL DVD FIC TOU (Text) 74121000061273 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD TOUCH OF EVIL (Text) 34304000034609 Adult - DVD Available -
Eckhart PL - Main DVD Touch (Text) 840191001135880 Movies - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD PG-13 TOU (Text) 33187002093975 Digital Video Disc Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood MOVIE Touch (Text) 36626101813459 2nd Floor Adult Media Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC TOUCH (Text) 37500004148157 Movies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD TOUC (Text) 39391006632820 DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA TOUC (Text) 39231032691897 Display--DVD Staff Picks Reshelving -
 590 Entry: Library's copy does not have the booklet.
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh DVD TOUCH (CLASSIC) (Text) 39206019409828 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (316 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (58 pages) in envelope
  • Edition: 50th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel "Badge of evil" by Whit Masterson.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Includes 3 versions of the film: restored version, 1998 cut restored to Welles' vision based on a memo to the studio; theatrical version, original version seen by audiences in 1958; preview version, created prior to the theatrical version and incorporating some of Orson Welles' requests.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Restored version (1 hr., 51 min.) -- Special features: Choice of optional audio feature commentaries: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and restoration producer Rick Schmidlin [offered with SDH captions], or, Rick Schmidlin -- Featurettes: Bringing Evil to life (21 min.) -- Evil lost and found (17 min.) -- Original theatrical trailer ; Disc 2. Theatrical version (1 hr., 36 min.) -- Bonus feature: Optional audio feature commentary by writer/filmmaker F. X. Feeney -- Preview version (1 hr., 49 min.) -- Bonus feature: Optional audio feature commentary with Orson Welles historians Jonathan Rosenbaum and James Naremore.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editors, Virgil Vogel, Aaron Stell ; music, Henry Mancini.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins, Dennis Weaver, Valentin De Vargas, Mort Mills, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Summary, etc.:
"[F]ilm noir portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tell the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot." -- Container.
Target Audience Note:
Theatrical and preview version: Not rated ; restored version rated PG-13 by the MPAA.
System Details Note:
DVD in anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1 aspect ratio presentation ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English SDH captions for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Named to the National Film Registry in 1993 by the Library of Congress.
Winner, Special Award, 1998 New York Film Critics Circle Awards (Rich Schmidlin) for the restored version.
Subject: Masterson, Whit. Badge of evil > Film adaptations.
Murder > Investigation > Mexican-American Border Region > Drama.
Police corruption > Mexican-American Border Region > Drama.
Drug enforcement agents > Mexican-American Border Region > Drama.
Asesinato > Investigaciones (Pesquisas) > Teatro.
Corrupción policiaca > Teatro.
Narcóticos > Agentes de la ley > Teatro.
Genre: Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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