The Night of the Hunter 1955

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters - The Night of the Hunter
Robert Mitchum, Sally Jane Bruce - The Night of the Hunter
Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum - The Night of the Hunter

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money. As the children escape down the river, events build to a battle between good and evil.

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Books on The Night of the Hunter
Simon Callow
The Night of the Hunter
London, 2001
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Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 50s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Roger Ebert
The Great Movies
, 2003

John Dileo
100 Great Film Performances You Should Remember - but probably don't
New York, 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Danny Peary
Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present
New York, 1993

Douglas Brode
The Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, NJ, 1976
Books with an entry on The Night of the Hunter
Michael F. Keaney
Film Noir Guide, 745 Films of the Classic Era, 1940-1959
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2003

Larry Langman and David Ebner
Hollywood's Image of the South, A Century of Southern Films
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2001
Articles on The Night of the Hunter
Author:Elisabeth Bronfen
Title:Nocturnal Battles Between Good and Evil: A Cross-Mapping of Macbeth and The Night of the Hunter
in:Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann (eds.), Representations of Evil in Fiction and Film, Trier, 2009
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Related film: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

The Night of the Hunter
United States 1955

Directed by

Evelyn Varden
Peter Graves
Billy Chapin
Sally Jane Bruce
Paul Bryar
James Griffith
Corey Allen
George Wallace
Michael Chapin
John Hamilton


Running time:93 minutes
Country:United States

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