The Night Of The Hunter > Credits and Details
Directed by
Charles Laughton Charles Laughton
Written by
James Agee James Agee
Davis Grubb Davis Grubb
Charles Laughton Charles Laughton
Robert Mitchum Robert Mitchum ... Harry Powell
Shelley Winters Shelley Winters ... Willa Harper
Lillian Gish Lillian Gish ... Rachel Cooper
James Gleason James Gleason ... Birdie Steptoe
Evelyn Varden Evelyn Varden ... Icey Spoon
Peter Graves Peter Graves ... Ben Harper
Don Beddoe Don Beddoe ... Walt Spoon
Billy Chapin Billy Chapin ... John Harper
Sally Jane Bruce Sally Jane Bruce ... Pearl Harper
Gloria Castillo Gloria Castillo ... Ruby (as Gloria Castilo)
Emmett Lynn Emmett Lynn ... Birdie Steptoe (scenes deleted)
Uncredited Cast
Corey Allen Corey Allen ... Young Man in Town
Paul Bryar Paul Bryar ... Bart the Hangman
Cheryl Callaway Cheryl Callaway ... Mary
Michael Chapin Michael Chapin ... Ruby's Boyfriend
Mary Ellen Clemons Mary Ellen Clemons ... Clary
Kathy Garver Kathy Garver ... Child
James Griffith James Griffith ... District Attorney
John Hamilton John Hamilton ... Townsman Who Greets Rachel
Kay Lavelle Kay Lavelle ... Miz Cunninghan
Gloria Pall Gloria Pall ... Burlesque Dancer
George Wallace George Wallace  
Produced by
Paul Gregory Paul Gregory
Original Music by
Walter Schumann Walter Schumann
Additional Info
Premiere: July 26, 1955
DVD Release: January 25, 2000
Country: USA
Distributor: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Production Companies
Paul Gregory Productions (presents)
United Artists
  (1955) (USA) (theatrical)
MGM/UA Home Video
  (1987) (USA) (VHS)
MGM/UA Home Entertainment
  (1991) (USA) (VHS)
Warner Home Video
  (1991) (USA) (video) (for MGM/UA)
MGM/UA Home Entertainment
  (1994) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
MGM/UA Home Entertainment
  (1998) (USA) (VHS)
MGM Home Entertainment
  (2000) (USA) (DVD)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  (2007) (USA) (DVD)
The Criterion Collection
  (2010) (USA) (DVD)
The Criterion Collection
  (2010) (USA) (Blu-ray) (video)
The Criterion Collection
  (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
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