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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Episode #13

United Artists released The Night of the Hunter on November 24, 1955. Charles Laughton directed the film starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish.

‘The Night of the Hunter’ Movie Summary

A traveling preacher named Harry Powell has nefarious motives for marrying a fragile widow. Her young children whom he terrifies, discover his plot, and they try to save the family.

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United Artists released The Night of the Hunter on November 24, 1955. Charles Laughton directed the film starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish.

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