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The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

A bogus preacher marries an outlaw's widow in search of the man's hidden loot.

Cast & Crew

Robert Mitchum Preacher Harry Powell
Shelley Winters Willa Harper
Lillian Gish Rachel Cooper
James Gleason Uncle Birdie Steptoe
Evelyn Varden Icey Spoon
Peter Graves Ben Harper
Don Beddoe Walt Spoon
Billy Chapin John Harper
Sally Jane Bruce Pearl Harper

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Des Moines, IL: 26 Jul 1955; Los Angeles opening: 26 Aug 1955; New York opening: 29 Sep 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
EB; AFI; Paige
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paul Gregory Productions
Duration(mins):  90 or 93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Love and Hate And Good And Evil

    frank r. lopez 2019-06-27

    A grossly overlooked film at the time of it's release. Mitchum plays one of screen history's most despicable killers (only Hopkin's Hannibal... MORE>

  • 3 Savvy Pro Film Critics

    Will Fox 2019-06-04

    1) French Film Director Francois Truffaut, 1956: "The film runs counter to the rules of commercialism; it will probably be Laughton's single... MORE>

  • Honoring heroine, Lillian Gish

    Will Fox 2017-11-20

    As The First Lady of the Silent Screen, she starred in director D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" (1915), "Intolerance"... MORE>