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The night of the hunter [videorecording] / Paul Gregory Productions presents ; producer, Paul Gregory ; director, Charles Laughton ; screen play, James Agee.

Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2010.
Series:
Criterion collection; 541.
Criterion collection ; 541
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Grubb, Davis, 1919-1980 -- Film adaptations.
Stalkers -- Drama.
Brothers and sisters -- Drama.
Ex-convicts -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Impostors and imposture -- Drama.
Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
Form/Genre:
Film noir.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD; monaural.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Disc 1. The night of the hunter
Disc 2. Charles Laughton directs.
Participant:
Charles Laughton, Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Agee.
Credits:
Music, Walter Schumann.
Notes:
Title from container.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1.
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.
Contributor:
Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962. , Director
Gregory, Paul, 1920-2015 , Producer
Agee, James, 1909-1955. , Screenwriter
Mitchum, Robert. , Actor
Winters, Shelley. , Actor
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. , Actor
Schumann, Walter. , Composer
Grubb, Davis, 1919-1980. , Author
Paul Gregory Productions. , Producer
United Artists Corporation. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604653502
1604653507
OCLC:
665161089
Publisher Number:
715515064613
CC1956D The Criterion Collection
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