The Night of the Hunter1955

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The Night of the Hunter
Directed by:
Charles Laughton

Directed by Charles Laughton, and written by James Agee (screenplay), "The Night of the Hunter" (also known as "Nacht des Jägers, Die", "Morte corre sul fiume, La") is a Drama/Film-noir/Thriller film, released in the USA on September 29 of 1955 . Robert Mitchum is starring, alongside Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden and Peter Graves.

The Hands Of ROBERT MITCHUM in "The Night of the Hunter"

Who directed "The Night of the Hunter":

The Night of the Hunter was directed by Charles Laughton, an English actor, producer, director, and writer.

Before The Night of the Hunter, Charles Laughton had directed The Man on the Eiffel Tower, released in 1950.

What was the release date of "The Night of the Hunter":

The Night of the Hunter was initally released in the United States on Thursday, September 29, 1955. Another film released on Thursday, September 29, 1955 is The McConnell Story (dir. Gordon Douglas). This was sixty-four (64) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 02, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Friday, May 11, 1956 in France; Friday, March 16, 1956 in Germany and on Saturday, March 31, 1990 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Night of the Hunter":

At the casting of The Night of the Hunter we find Robert Mitchum, previously seen in Not as a Stranger (1955) and Track of the Cat (1954); Shelley Winters (I Am a Camera (1955), The Big Knife (1955)); Lillian Gish (The Cobweb (1955), Portrait of Jennie (1948)) [ more... ]

  • Don Beddoe and Peter Graves also appeared in Texas Across the River, released in 1966.
  • Don Beddoe and Robert Mitchum can be seen in The Racket, released in 1951.

What is the Storyline of "The Night of the Hunter":

The film is set in 1930s West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Ben Harper (Peter Graves) is sentenced to hang for his part in a robbery in which two men were killed. Before he is caught he hides the stolen money, trusting only his son John (Billy Chapin) with the money's location. John has a much younger sister, Pearl (Sally Jane Bruce). Reverend Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum), a serial killer and self-appointed preacher with the words "LOVE" and "HATE" tattooed on the knuckles of his right and left hands, [...]

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