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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
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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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  • THE CHILDREN, THEY ENDURETH!!

    Raymond Banacki 2015-11-11

    No doubt about it, a masterpiece, I can remember seeing it on the bottom half of a double bill. As the endangered children, Billy Chapin and Sally Jane... MORE>

  • young Billy Chapin

    elise lang 2015-11-10

    Robert Mitchum, Lillian Gish and director Charles Laughton deserve all the praise they get from viewers. But do not forget young Billy Chapin. He is great... MORE>

  • Incredible and timeless movie

    Marco 2015-07-18

    I think that it is one of those movies you should watch and be amazed without informing ourselves about it as much as possible. Discovering the plot, the... MORE>