The night of the hunter

A psychopathic self-styled preacher, who marries and murders a young widow for her money, pursues her children to get his hands on it, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman, who becomes the children's protector.

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Other Authors: Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962.
Gregory, Paul.

Agee, James, 1909-1955.

Cortez, Stanley.

Schulmann, Walter.

Mitchum, Robert.

Winters, Shelley.

Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993.

Gleason, James.

Grubb, Davis, 1919-
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 2004, c1955.
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Uniform Title:Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
Summary:A psychopathic self-styled preacher, who marries and murders a young widow for her money, pursues her children to get his hands on it, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman, who becomes the children's protector.
Language Notes:Soundtrack and subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned.
Closed-captioned.
General Notes:"Licensed for private home exhibition only."
Based on the novel The night of the hunter by Davis Grubb.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
"This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your screen."
Special feature: original theatrical trailer; program notes in container insert.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (19 cm.)
Credits:Photography by Stanley Cortez ; film editor, Robert Golden ; music by Walter Schumann.
Performer:Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Peter Graves, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Gloria Castilo, Sally Jane Bruce.
System Details:DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Awards:Selected to the National Film Registry, 1992
Production Credits:Photography by Stanley Cortez ; film editor, Robert Golden ; music by Walter Schumann.
ISBN:0792866282 (DVD)
9780792866282 (DVD)