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The Resource The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton, (videorecording DVD)

The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The night of the hunter
Title
The night of the hunter
Statement of responsibility
Paul Gregory Productions presents ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman who becomes the children's protector
Related
Awards note
  • Selection of the National Film Registry, 1992.
  • National Film Registry, 1992
Cataloging source
NUI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Stanley Cortez ; music, Walter Schumann ; editor, Robert Golden
Language note
Dialogue in English and French with optional subtitles in English and French; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Peter Graves, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Gloria Castilo, Sally Jane Bruce
Runtime
93
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Includes original theatrical trailer and collectible booklet
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
Control code
ocm43832229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780792843368
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616799425
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
907994
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43832229
  • (TMQ) o43832229
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The night of the hunter, Paul Gregory Productions presents ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Davis Grubb
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Includes original theatrical trailer and collectible booklet
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
Control code
ocm43832229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780792843368
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616799425
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
907994
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43832229
  • (TMQ) o43832229
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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