The Night of the Hunter 66 years old

The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL...THE SUSPENSE!

The Night of the Hunter

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Credits

The Night of the Hunter Cast

Name Character
Shelley Winters She was 35, 85 years old when she died as Willa Harper
Peter Graves He was 29, 83 years old when he died as Ben Harper
Lillian Gish She was 61, 99 years old when she died as Rachel Cooper
James Griffith He was 39, 77 years old when he died as District Attorney (uncredited)
Don Beddoe He was 52, 87 years old when he died as Walt Spoon
Robert Mitchum He was 38, 79 years old when he died as Harry Powell
Gloria Castillo She was 22, 45 years old when she died as Ruby
Evelyn Varden She was 62, 65 years old when she died as Icey Spoon
James Gleason He was 73, 76 years old when he died as Birdie Steptoe
Billy Chapin He was 11, 72 years old when he died as John Harper
Sally Jane Bruce She was 6, now 73 years old as Pearl Harper

The Night of the Hunter Crew

Name Department
Davis Grubb as Novel. He was 36 (61) years old when He died Writing
Walter Schumann as Original Music Composer. He was 41 (44) years old when He died Sound
Charles Laughton as Director. He was 56 (63) years old when He died Directing
Charles Laughton as Screenplay. He was 56 (63) years old when He died Writing
Hilyard M. Brown as Art Direction. He was 45 (92) years old when He died Art
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The Night of the Hunter (66 years)

The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL...THE SUSPENSE!

  • Release day: Friday, August 26, 1955
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Budget: 795000.00