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July Film Series - Night of the Hunter


July 5, 2013

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. With Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters. Lillian Gish. Directed by Charles Laughton. 1955, B&W, 93 Minutes.