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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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  • Scariest movie ever

    Rose 2013-09-03

    This movie has everything. Great acting-Robert Mitchum, Lillian Gish, etc.. Great screenplay. Unbelievably well done and one of the very best suspenseful... MORE>

  • Scary and evil

    Gibbs 2012-11-20

    Robert Mitchum's character is just plain evil. Man oh man can he act. Other actors are good also. But Mitchum does evil like nobody else. MORE>

  • Miss Gish Is My Hero Here

    Lilliana 2012-08-17

    My main reason for watching this film repeatedly is her spot on acting.She is just the influence young John needs in his life.Laughton did a great job... MORE>