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The Night of the Hunter

USA1955 93minB&WDCP

Director

Charles LAUGHTON

Synopsis

Ben Harper, who murdered two men in a bank robbery, tells the location of where he hid the money and makes them promise never to reveal this to anyone right before he is caught by the police. Following Harper’s execution, a newcomer calling himself a “preacher,” arrives at Harper’s hometown. He not only wins the hearts of the townsfolk, but Willa’s, Harper’s widower, eventually marrying her.