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Wednesday, July 24, 6:00 pm

Presented By: Catamount Arts

Wednesday, July 24, 6:00 pm

Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Avenue
St. Johnsbury, VT

Admission: FREE!

Director: Orson Welles
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 1 hour 51 minutes
Cast: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Marlene Dietrich

“Touch of Evil,” directed by Orson Welles, is a 1958 film noir crime thriller that tells the story of corruption and murder in a Mexican border town. The film features Charlton Heston as Mexican narcotics officer Ramon Miguel Vargas, who becomes embroiled in a complex investigation when a car bomb kills a wealthy American. As Vargas digs deeper, he uncovers a web of deceit and corruption involving American police captain Hank Quinlan, played by Orson Welles. The film is renowned for its opening continuous shot and its atmospheric cinematography, contributing to its status as a classic of the film noir genre.

Special Note: Curated by Robert Farlice who will host a discussion following the film.