The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir


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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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  • Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum and Charles Laughton in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Trivia

While the poor critical reviews are often cited as the reason Charles Laughton never directed another feature, Laughton himself said that he much preferred directing in the theatre. In the theatre you could constantly change and amend the production--adding lines, ... ...


Quotes

Rachel Cooper: They abide, and they endure.


Goofs

(at around 1h 22 mins) A wire is clearly visible on the owl before it catches the rabbit.

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Plot Summary


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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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