The Night of the Hunter

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The Night of the Hunter

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Robert Mitchum

Harry Powell

Shelley Winters

Willa Harper

Lillian Gish

Rachel Cooper

James Gleason

Birdie Steptoe

Storyline

It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he is captured, he is able to convince his adolescent son John and his daughter Pearl not to tell anyone, including their mother Willa, where he hid the money, namely in Pearl's favorite toy, a doll that she carries everywhere with her. Ben, who is captured, tried and convicted, is sentenced to death. But before he is executed, Ben is in the state penitentiary with ... more


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Lizzy

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I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.18 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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thanks15 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know23 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

type casting

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B+

Good film-noir02 February 2011

The acting, by Mitchum and the children, cannot be improved upon. And I suppose Shelley Winters, too, though she is so over-the-top you're never sure if it's part of the performance or her acting of it.

Mad About Movies

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QUESTION04 November 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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