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)
  • Charles Laughton and Sally Jane Bruce 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)
  • Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Trivia

Reports that screenwriter James Agee wrote an incoherent screenplay have been proved false by the 2004 discovery of his first draft. That document, although at 293 pages manifestly overwritten (as is common with first drafts), is, scene-for-scene, the film ... ...


Quotes

Rachel Cooper: It's a hard world for little things.


Goofs

(at around 23 mins) When Icey Spoon negatively talks about being married to Walt for 40 years at the picnic, his reaction shot shows him set down the piece of chicken. But when Willa calls for John, we see Walt is holding chicken again.

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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