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The Night of the Hunter


Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Billy Chapin, Sally Jane Bruce View All


Charles Laughton (Director), James Agee (Screenplay), Charles Laughton (Screenplay) View All

Release: Aug. 26th, 1955
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.
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Director: Charles Laughton Writers: Davis Grubb(novel), James Agee(screenplay) Cast: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish Genre: Film Noi.
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Based on the novel of the same title, Night of the Huntercasts Robert Mitchum in the lead role as Harry Powell, an unethical preachercum murderer.
While the film is good and full of suspense the one key factor that sells it is Mitchum, who is so devishly good as the preacher who preaches love/hate, written on his fingers.
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