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The American gothic, Biblical tale of greed, innocence, seduction, sin and corruption was adapted for the screen by famed writer-author James Agee and Laughton, but without screen credit.
Although one of the greatest American films of all time, the imaginatively-chilling, experimental, sophisticated work was idiosyncratic, film noirish, avante garde, dream-like expressionistic and strange, and it was both ignored and misunderstood at the time of its release.
Originally, it was a critical and commercial failure. Lillian Gish played his opposite - a saintly good woman who provided refuge for the victimized children. The disturbing, complex story was based on the popular, best-selling Depression-era novel of the same name by first-time writer Davis Grubb, who set the location of his novel in the town of Moundsville, WV, where the West Virginia Penitentiary also mentioned in the film was located.
Grubb lived in nearby Clarksburg as a young teenager. However, the film was not nominated for a single Academy Award, in a year when the short romantic drama Marty unaccountably won the Best Picture Oscar. In The Simpsons episode "Cape Feare", the menacing Sideshow Bob voice of Kelsey Grammer had similar tattoos on each set of knuckles as well - but since the characters in the cartoon show had only three fingers and a thumb, the tattoos were humorously "LUV" and "HAT" - with a bar over the A.
It was black and white when color was en vogueshown in standard ratio when theaters were showing Cinemascope wide-screen filmsand it daringly portrayed a perverted, pedophile Preacher as the main protagonist - a villainous, obsessive, homicidal, and misogynous character with repressed sexuality and violence.
Powers was convicted of killing Asta B. Eicher, a widow, along with her three children, and another widow, Dorothy Lemke of Massachusetts in the early s. He may also have killed a traveling salesman.
It also accentuates the contrasting, elemental dualities within the film: The Story The credits play over a starry night sky heavenafter which a plain, Bible-fearing farm woman named Rachel Lillian Gishdressed in a plain dress with shoulder shawl, magically materializes over the star-filled night background.
Now, you remember children how I told you last Sunday about the good Lord going up into the mountain and talking to the people. Ye shall know them by their fruits. There is a wooded area near the banks of a winding river. Children are playing hide-and-seek outside a rural house. Suddenly, one of the children discovers the legs of the corpse of a murdered woman inside a basement entrance, and the other children gather around.
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit.
Neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Wherefore by their fruits, ye shall know them. He complains that he is "tired" of ridding the world of tempting females [one being the dead body just discovered].
As he drives by a cemetery, he reveals that he is a serial killer who receives divine inspirations to first marry, and then murder and rob women usually rich lonely widows who do not see the menacing perversity in him: How many has it been? He tips his hat. You always send me money to go forth and preach your Word.
The widow with a little wad of bills hid away in a sugar bowl.The Night of the Hunter () is a truly compelling, haunting, and frightening classic masterpiece thriller-fantasy, and the only film ever directed by the great British actor Charles Laughton.
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