January 14, 2020
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Plot: 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.
Director: Charles Laughton
Main Cast: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Peter Graves
Genres: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Awards: 1992-National Film Registry; 2016-Online Film & Television Association Hall of Fame