The Night of the Hunter, Paperback Book

The Night of the Hunter Paperback

Part of the BFI Film Classics series


This is an examination of "The Night of the Hunter", Charles Laughton's only outing as a film director.

It looks at the symbolism of the piece, at Willa, her throat cut sitting in the Model-T Ford, and the Preacher, a silhouetted threat on the horizon.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 79 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: British Film Institute
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  • Category: Film theory & criticism
  • ISBN: 9780851708225



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