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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
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
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
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
14A
Language note
In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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.
  • 1920-2015
  • 1909-1955.
  • 1893-1993.
  • 1919-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bruce, Sally Jane
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Gregory, Paul
  • Agee, James
  • Mitchum, Robert.
  • Winters, Shelley.
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Chapin, Billy
  • Grubb, Davis
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Paul Gregory Productions
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
28
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
541
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalkers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Psychopaths
  • Clergy
  • Ex-convicts
  • Murder
  • Impostors and imposture
Target audience
general
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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. Booklet. "Holly terror" essay by Terrence Rafferty; "Downriver and heavenward with James Agee" essay by Michael Sragow
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • The night of the hunter
  • (DVD)
  • Disc 2.
  • Bonus disc
  • (DVD)
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 minutes)
Isbn
9781604653502
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064613
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1956D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00214975
  • 912947
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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. Booklet. "Holly terror" essay by Terrence Rafferty; "Downriver and heavenward with James Agee" essay by Michael Sragow
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • The night of the hunter
  • (DVD)
  • Disc 2.
  • Bonus disc
  • (DVD)
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 minutes)
Isbn
9781604653502
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515064613
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1956D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00214975
  • 912947
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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