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The night of the hunter

Author: Charles LaughtonPaul GregoryJames AgeeRobert MitchumLillian GishAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Davis Grubb; Davis Grubb
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Laughton; Paul Gregory; James Agee; Robert Mitchum; Lillian Gish; Shelley Winters; Davis Grubb; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792843363 9780792843368
OCLC Number: 43832229
Language Note: English or French language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Standard screen format, formatted to fit TV screen.
Based on the novel by Davis Grubb.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
"MGM DVD."
Credits: Music, Walter Schumann ; photography, Stanley Cortez ; editing, Robert Golden.
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Peter Graves, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Gloria Castilo, Sally Jane Bruce.
Awards: National Film Registry, 1992.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Full frame (1.33:1); Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
Responsibility: United Artists ; Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton.

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A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman.

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