The night of the hunter /

A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors / Creators:Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962, director.
Gregory, Paul, 1920-2015, producer.
Agee, James, 1909-1955, screenwriter.
Mitchum, Robert, actor.
Winters, Shelley, actor.
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993, actor.
Chapin, Billy, actor.
Bruce, Sally Jane, actor.
Grubb, Davis, 1919-1980. Night of the hunter.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Paul Gregory Productions.
United Artists Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Format: DVD
Language:English
Language notes:English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Edition:DVD edition.
Imprint: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2010.
Series:Criterion collection ; 541.
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Other uniform title:Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
Description
Summary:A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment.
Item Description:Based on the novel by Davis Grubb.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955 by United Artists.
Special features: [disc one] audio commentary ; [disc two] Charles Laughton directs "The night of the hunter," a two-and-a-half-hour archival treasure trove of outtakes from the film ; new documentary ; clip for the Ed Sullivan show ; fifteen-minute episode of Moving pictures ; archival interview with Stanley Cortez ; gallery of sketches ; video conversation between Gitt and film critic Leonard Maltin ; original theatrical trailer ; booklet with essays by Terrence Rafferty and Michael Sragow.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
System Details:DVD, NTSC; widescreen, aspect ratio (1.66:1), monaural.
Audience:Not rated.
Credits:Cinematography, Stanley Cortez ; music, Walter Schumann ; editor, Robert Golden.
Cast:Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Peter Graves, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Gloria Castilo, Sally Jane Bruce.
ISBN:9781604653502
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