'Touch of Evil: Limited Edition' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST by

The 1958 Orson Welles' classic is headed for Blu-ray in April. Pre-orders are now available here!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is preparing 'Touch of Evil' for a Blu-ray release on April 15.

Directed by Orson Welles, 'Touch of Evil' is a film noir masterpiece whose Hollywood backstory is as unforgettable as the movie itself. Starring Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Welles himself, this dark portrait of corruption and morally compromised obsessions tells the story of a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate criminal plot.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Combo Pack will include three versions of the film (Theatrical, Preview, and Reconstructed) and will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 soundtrack, and supplements include: Preview Version Commentary with Welles Historians Jonathan Rosenbaum and James Naremore; Theatrical Version Commentary with Writer/Filmmaker F.X. Feeney; Reconstructed Version Commentary with Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Reconstruction Producer Rick Schmidlin; Reconstructed Version Commentary with Reconstruction Producer Rick Schmidlin; Bringing Evil to Life; Evil Lost and Found; and Theatrical Trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Touch of Evil: Limited Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 15.

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Touch of Evil: Limited Edition (Blu-ray)
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