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1001 Classic Movies: The Night of the Hunter

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Jul 29, 2017

The Night of the Hunter (1955) is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. It stars Robert Mitchum as a preacher/ex-convict who is after $10,000 in stolen money. Each week, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier f read more

ClassicFlix (Teen Scene): The Night of the Hunter (1955)

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jun 29, 2017

From March 2015 to April 2017, I was writing the monthly Teen Scene column for the website ClassicFlix. My objective was to promote classic films among teenagers and young adults. Due to the establishing of a new version of the website, it’s now more difficult to access to the old version and read read more

Love Fights Hate in "The Night of the Hunter"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Sep 8, 2016

In addition to a gallery of memorable performances, actor Charles Laughton’s cinematic legacy includes one fling with directing—but oh what a fling it is! The Night of the Hunter is a haunting, poetic film that explores themes ranging from the battle between good and evil to the propensi read more

Love Fights Hate in "The Night of the Hunter"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Sep 8, 2016

In addition to a gallery of memorable performances, actor Charles Laughton’s cinematic legacy includes one fling with directing—but oh what a fling it is! The Night of the Hunter is a haunting, poetic film that explores themes ranging from the battle between good and evil to the propensi read more

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER ( 1955 )

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Oct 15, 2015

Wednesday October 14th, marked the 122nd anniversary of the birth of the motion picture legend, Lillian Gish, the famed actress who was eminently popular during the silent era, and later became known as the “First Lady Of American Cinema”. Lillian Gish was one of Hollywood’s great read more

Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Aug 14, 2015

Today, I'm looking at the character of Rachel Cooper played by the great actress Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955). In this vintage poster, Gish is holding the shotgun with Gloria Castilo holding the candle and Robert Mitchum in the background. This article is part of the Anti-Damsel read more

Top 250 Tuesday: #065 – The Night Of The Hunter (1955)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Dec 10, 2013

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #065 on the list, Charles Laughton‘s The Night of the Hunter. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on wh read more

Top 250 Tuesday: #065 – The Night Of The Hunter (1955)

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Dec 10, 2013

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #065 on the list, Charles Laughton‘s The Night of the Hunter. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on wh read more

the NIGHT of the HUNTER

Outspoken and Freckled Posted by Irish Jayhawk on Sep 7, 2013

Light and dark. The hunted and the hunter. Charles Laughton's THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (1955) is a beautiful and deeply disturbing film of striking contrasts. A cinematic visual wonder, this film is rich in symbolism. Masterfully cast with outstanding performances, beautifully directed, and filmed in read more

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 6, 2013

Directed by Charles Laugton and starring Robert Mitchum, Lillian Gish, with Shelley Winters, the film tells the story of a preacher who epitomizes a wolf in sheep’s clothing. While serving a short sentence in jail, this “preacher” (Mitchum) learns from another man who is to be hang read more

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 6, 2013

Directed by Charles Laugton and starring Robert Mitchum, Lillian Gish, with Shelley Winters, the film tells the story of a preacher who epitomizes a wolf in sheep’s clothing. While serving a short sentence in jail, this “preacher” (Mitchum) learns from another man who is to be hang read more

The Night of the Hunter

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Mar 1, 2013

The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955) This article is part of a series ofself- imposed movie reviews set in the participation of this film critic to the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Club. It is an attempt at catching up the reviews that I’ve missed in my recent period of read more

Classics Revisited: The Night of the Hunter

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Jul 18, 2012

  (1955) Directed by Charles Laughton; Written by James Agee; Based on the novel by Davis Grubb; Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish and Billy Chapin; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: ***** “It’s a hard world for little things” – Rachel C read more

Classics Revisited: The Night of the Hunter

Cinematic Catharsis Posted by Barry P. on Jul 18, 2012

  (1955) Directed by Charles Laughton; Written by James Agee; Based on the novel by Davis Grubb; Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish and Billy Chapin; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: ***** “It’s a hard world for little things” – Rachel C read more

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on May 16, 2012

The Night of the Hunter In my defense this review was written two days ago and my computer decided it didn’t want to look for pictures and kept crashing.  Profuse apologies!  The Night of the Hunter was on the last Reader Request poll and if the results were anything to go off of, people love read more

The Night of the Hunter

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Jan 13, 2012

Until the other day, I was sure I had never seen The Night of the Hunter.  Yet, as I watched I had a few moments of déjà vu and it brought back my childhood weariness of boisterous preachers.  From the harping televangelist, to a broad rimmed hat spouting trite ideas on faith, I somehow grew up read more

Get Your Read On ~ The Night of the Hunter - A Biography of a Film

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jun 19, 2010

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. The Night of the Hunter: A Biography of a Film by Jeffrey Couchman 02/2009 9780810125421 Northwestern University Press Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter (1954), an adaptation of read more

Robert Mitchum Video #4 ~ The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 1, 2010

The famous scene from The Night of the Hunter (1955) in which Robert Mitchum's character Harry Powell tells the story of Love versus Hate (Good versus Evil) using the tattoos on his knuckles and by dueling with his fists. This scene has become iconic in film history and is referenced in Spike Lee' read more

Breaking the Code: The Night of the Hunter (1955) Article

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Dec 7, 2007

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. I don't like my article very much, but I do really like how it looks in my spread. This is the preliminary lay out for each of the 5 articles. I like it so much that I don't know if I'll c read more

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