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The Night Of The Hunter (2010, original release: 1955)


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Published: [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2010
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  DVD ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6313849302 :, 9781604653502, 1604653507,
Language:  English

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Based on the novel by Davis Grubb

Originally released as a motion picture in 1955 by United Artists

Special features: Audio commentary ; Charles Laughton directs "The night of the hunter," a two-and-a-half-hour archival treasure trove of outtakes from the film ; new documentary ; clip for the Ed Sullivan show ; fifteen-minute episode of Moving pictures ; archival interview with Stanley Cortez ; gallery of sketches ; video conversation between Gitt and film critic Leonard Maltin ; original theatrical trailer ; booklet with essays by Terrence Rafferty and Michael Sragow

Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Agee

A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment

Not rated

DVD; widescreen, aspect ratio (1.66:1), monaural

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Disc 1. The night of the hunter -- Disc 2. Charles Laughton directs

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