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The Resource The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton

The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton

Label
The night of the hunter
Title
The night of the hunter
Statement of responsibility
Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Set designer
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Night of the hunter (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music, Walter Schumann ; director of photography, Stanley Cortez ; art direction, Hilyard Brown ; film editor, Robert Golden ; set decoration, Al Spencer
Language note
In English (Dolby digital mono) with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
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,
  • 1920-2015,
  • 1893-1993,
  • 1886-1959,
  • 1893-1958,
  • 1926-2010,
  • 1933-1978,
  • 1913-1958,
  • 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.,
  • Rafferty, Terrence,
  • Sragow, Michael,
  • Grubb, Davis
  • Paul Gregory Productions,
  • Criterion Collection (Firm),
Runtime
93
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
541
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalkers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Ex-convicts
  • Murder
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Ex-convicts
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Murder
  • Stalkers
Technique
live action
Label
The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1955
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Insert includes the essays Holy terror by film critic Terrence Rafferty and Downriver and heavenward with James Agee by film critic Michael Sragow
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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
  • (documentary)
  • Stanley Cortez
  • (interview)
  • Simon Callow on Charles Laughton
  • (interview with Laughton's biographer);
  • The Ed Sullivan show
  • (excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode in which cast members perform a scene deleted from the film)
  • Davis Grubb
  • (gallery of sketches by Grubb) ;
  • theatical trailer
  • disc 1:
  • The night of the hunter
  • Special features.
  • Optional audio commentary
  • with second-unit director Terry Sanders, film archivist Robert Gitt, film critic F.X. Feeney and author Preston Neal Jones
  • The making of The night of the hunter
  • (documentary)
  • Moving pictures
  • disc 2:
  • Charles Laughton directs The night of the hunter
  • introduction by Robert Gitt and Leonard Maltin
  • (two and a half hour compilation of outtakes and behind the scenes footage)
Control code
665161089
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781604653502
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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
(OCoLC)665161089
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1955
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Insert includes the essays Holy terror by film critic Terrence Rafferty and Downriver and heavenward with James Agee by film critic Michael Sragow
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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
  • (documentary)
  • Stanley Cortez
  • (interview)
  • Simon Callow on Charles Laughton
  • (interview with Laughton's biographer);
  • The Ed Sullivan show
  • (excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode in which cast members perform a scene deleted from the film)
  • Davis Grubb
  • (gallery of sketches by Grubb) ;
  • theatical trailer
  • disc 1:
  • The night of the hunter
  • Special features.
  • Optional audio commentary
  • with second-unit director Terry Sanders, film archivist Robert Gitt, film critic F.X. Feeney and author Preston Neal Jones
  • The making of The night of the hunter
  • (documentary)
  • Moving pictures
  • disc 2:
  • Charles Laughton directs The night of the hunter
  • introduction by Robert Gitt and Leonard Maltin
  • (two and a half hour compilation of outtakes and behind the scenes footage)
Control code
665161089
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (93 min.)
Isbn
9781604653502
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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
(OCoLC)665161089
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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