The Night of the Hunter 1955

Robert Mitchum, Charles Laughton and Terry Sanders

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

Runtime: 2 hours




  • Robert Mitchum Harry Powell
  • Shelley Winters Willa Harper
  • Lillian Gish Rachel Cooper
  • James Gleason Birdie Steptoe
  • Evelyn Varden Icey Spoon
  • Peter Graves Ben Harper
  • Don Beddoe Walt Spoon
  • Billy Chapin John Harper
  • Sally Jane Bruce Pearl Harper
  • Gloria Castillo Ruby (as Gloria Castilo)
  • Emmett Lynn Birdie Steptoe (scenes deleted)
  • Corey Allen Young Man in Town (uncredited)
  • Paul Bryar Bart the Hangman (uncredited)
  • Cheryl Callaway Mary (uncredited)
  • Mary Ellen Clemons Clary (uncredited)
  • Michael Chapin Ruby's Boyfriend (uncredited)
  • Kathy Garver Child (uncredited)
  • James Griffith District Attorney (uncredited)
  • Kay Lavelle Miz Cunninghan (uncredited)
  • John Hamilton Townsman Who Greets Rachel (uncredited)
  • George Wallace (uncredited)
  • Gloria Pall Burlesque Dancer (uncredited)


  • Charles Laughton
  • James Agee
  • Davis Grubb


  • Paul Gregory