The Night of the hunter

by Charles Laughton 1h33min United States 1954
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The Night of the hunter
by Charles Laughton

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

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  • Lilian Gish : Rachel Cooper
  • Shelley Winters : Willa Harper
  • Robert Mitchum : le prêcheur Harry Powell
  • Sally Jane Bruce : Pearl Harper
  • Billy Chapin : John Harper
  • And with: Peter Graves, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Gloria Castillo


  • Director Charles Laughton
  • Scenario Charles Laughton, James Agee
  • Original work author Davis Grubb
  • Photo director Stanley Cortez
  • Set Design Al Spencer
  • Costume Design Jerry Bos, Evelyn Carruth
  • Sound Stanford Naughton
  • Editing Robert Golden
  • Original music Walter Schumann
  • Producer Paul Gregory
  • Production Compagny Paul Gregory Productions
  • Distributor Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1954
  • Release date for France05/11/1966
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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