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The Resource The night of the hunter, UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Paul Gregory Productions ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton ; United Artists

The night of the hunter, UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Paul Gregory Productions ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton ; United Artists

Label
The night of the hunter
Title
The night of the hunter
Statement of responsibility
UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Paul Gregory Productions ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton ; United Artists
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Photographer
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Related
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry, 1992.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Walter Schumann ; photography by Stanley Cortez ; art direction by Hilyard Brown ; film editor, Robert Golden ; set decoration, Al Spencer ; wardrobe, Jerry Bos ; sound, Stanford Naughton ; special photographic effects, Jack Rabin, Louis DeWitt
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PS3513.R865
LC item number
  • .N54 2010
  • N52 1955b
PerformerNote
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Peter Graves, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Sally Jane Bruce, Gloria Castilo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1962
  • 1909-1955
  • 1920-
  • 1893-1993
  • 1886-1959
  • 1893-1958
  • 1926-2010
  • 1935-
  • 1919-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Agee, James
  • Gregory, Paul
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Gleason, James
  • Varden, Evelyn
  • Graves, Peter
  • Beddoe, Don
  • Chapin, Billy
  • Bruce, Sally Jane
  • Castillo, Gloria
  • Schumann, Walter
  • Cortez, Stanley
  • Brown, Hilyard
  • Golden, Robert S
  • Spencer, Alfred E
  • Bos, Jerry
  • Naughton, Stanford
  • Rabin, Jack
  • DeWitt, Louis
  • Grubb, Davis
  • UCLA Film and Television Archive
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Paul Gregory Productions
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
93
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
541
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grubb, Davis
  • Stalkers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Ex-convicts
  • Murder
  • Impostors and imposture
Technique
live action
Label
The night of the hunter, UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Paul Gregory Productions ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton ; United Artists
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary with second-unit director Terry Sanders, film archivist Robert Gill, film critic F.X. Feeney and author Preston Neal Jones. "The making of The night of the hunter" documentary; "Moving pictures" documentary; "Stanley Cortez" interview; "Simon Callow on Charles Laughton" interview; "The Ed Sullivan Show" excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode; Davis Grubb sketches. Disc 2. "Charles Laughton directs The night of the hunter" a two and a half hour compilation of outtakes and behind the scenes footage; Introduction by Robert Gill and Leonard Maltin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The night of the hunter -- Disc 2. Charles Laughton directs The night of the Hunter
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special ed.; widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9786313849307
Isbn Type
(B&T)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064613
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1956D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn665161089
  • (OCoLC)665161089
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen(1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The night of the hunter, UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Paul Gregory Productions ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton ; United Artists
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary with second-unit director Terry Sanders, film archivist Robert Gill, film critic F.X. Feeney and author Preston Neal Jones. "The making of The night of the hunter" documentary; "Moving pictures" documentary; "Stanley Cortez" interview; "Simon Callow on Charles Laughton" interview; "The Ed Sullivan Show" excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode; Davis Grubb sketches. Disc 2. "Charles Laughton directs The night of the hunter" a two and a half hour compilation of outtakes and behind the scenes footage; Introduction by Robert Gill and Leonard Maltin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The night of the hunter -- Disc 2. Charles Laughton directs The night of the Hunter
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special ed.; widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9786313849307
Isbn Type
(B&T)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064613
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1956D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn665161089
  • (OCoLC)665161089
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen(1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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