The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Not Rated  |   |  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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  • Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Robert Mitchum 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)

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Trivia

Robert Mitchum originally suggested to Charles Laughton that they shoot the film in authentic Appalachian locations, but the director couldn't afford to do on-location shooting. Besides, he wanted to create the film's unique look on Hollywood sound stages and found what he was ... ...


Quotes

Icey Spoon: A woman's a fool to marry for that. That's somethin' for a man. The Good Lord never meant for a decent woman to want that. Not really want it. It's all just a fake and a pipe dream.


Goofs

(at around 56 mins) When the children escape by the river, the boat goes down the river against the current.

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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