The Night of the Hunter
- Original title
- The Night of the Hunter
- Running time
- 93 min.
- United States
- James Agee. Novel: Davis Grubb
- Robert Mitchum
- Billy Chapin
- Sally Ann Bruce
- Shelley Winters
- Lillian Gish
- Peter Graves
- Evelyn Varden
- James Gleason
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- CinematographyStanley Cortez (B&W)
- Mystery. Drama. Film noir. Thriller | Small Town Life (North-american). Southern Gothic. Childhood
- Movie Groups
- Davis Grubb Adaptations
- A schizophrenic preacher (Robert Mitchum) - possibly the devil himself - relentlessly hunts two small children (Billy Chapin and Sally Jane Bruce) across the Depression-era Bible Belt to get at their dead fathers stolen fortune.
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