Monday, July 11, 2011

Orson Welles, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Marlene Dietrich and More: Great TOUCH OF EVIL Clip off of TCM




The chapter on TOUCH OF EVIL forms the corazón of TEX[T]-MEX--I can't get enough of Welles' inspired imagineering of the US/MEXICO border...

Here's a screengrab of Dietrich from the scene above, right after Welles reveals his identity as "Hank Quinlan," an old friend and customer of "Tanya"--Dietrich as a memorable bordertown prostitute and entrepreneur.



also, from Turner Classic Movies, one of the original hand-colorized lobby cards of Welles's noir classic:


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