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Davis Grubb (1919–1980)

Novelist and short-story writer Davis Grubb was a descendant of one of the oldest, most prominent families in the Moundsville, West Virginia, area. He mined the area's history for some of his works, including his award-winning first novel "The Night of the Hunter", based on a thief who romanced, then killed, two widows he met through "... See full bio »

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 1991 Night of the Hunter (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Siege of 31 August (1981) ... (story)
 1971 Fools' Parade (novel "Fools' Parade")
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series) (short story "The Horsehair Trunk" - 1 episode)
- They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar/The Last Laurel (1971) ... (short story "The Horsehair Trunk" - segment "The Last Laurel")
 1970 The Cheyenne Social Club (novel)
 1964-1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (short story - 2 episodes)
- Where the Woodbine Twineth (1965) ... (short story)
- Return of Verge Likens (1964) ... (short story)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Secret Darkness (1957) ... (story - unconfirmed)
 1955 The Night of the Hunter (from the novel by)
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 1955 The Night of the Hunter (lyrics: "Hing, Hang, Hung" (1955) (uncredited), "Once Upon a Time There Was a Pretty Fly" (1955) (uncredited), "The Lullabye" (accompanying the barn-scene))

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Attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), 1938-1939.

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