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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

NR 1955-08-26 (US) CrimeDramaThriller 1h 33m
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The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL...THE SUSPENSE!

Overview

In Depression-era West Virginia, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

  1. Charles Laughton

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Davis Grubb

    Novel

  3. James Agee

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Chapin

    Billy Chapin

    John Harper

  2. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Harry Powell

  3. Sally Jane Bruce

    Sally Jane Bruce

    Pearl Harper

  4. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Rachel Cooper

  5. Shelley Winters

    Shelley Winters

    Willa Harper

  6. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Birdie Steptoe

  7. Evelyn Varden

    Evelyn Varden

    Icey Spoon

  8. Peter Graves

    Peter Graves

    Ben Harper

  9. Don Beddoe

    Don Beddoe

    Walt Spoon

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