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The Night of the Hunter (1955) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charles Laughton

Writing Credits  

James Agee ... (screenplay by)
 
Davis Grubb ... (based on the novel by)
 
Charles Laughton ... (screenplay contributor) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Robert Mitchum ... Harry Powell
Shelley Winters ... Willa Harper
Lillian Gish ... Rachel Cooper
James Gleason ... Uncle Birdie Steptoe
Evelyn Varden ... Icey Spoon
Peter Graves ... Ben Harper
Don Beddoe ... Walt Spoon
Billy Chapin ... John Harper
Sally Jane Bruce ... Pearl Harper
Gloria Castillo ... Ruby (as Gloria Castilo)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corey Allen ... Young Man in Town (uncredited)
Oscar Blank Oscar Blank ... Townsman (uncredited)
Paul Bryar ... Bart the Hangman (uncredited)
Nora Bush Nora Bush ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Cheryl Callaway Cheryl Callaway ... Mary (uncredited)
Alexander Campbell ... Judge (uncredited)
Michael Chapin ... Ruby's Boyfriend (uncredited)
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... Townsman (uncredited)
Mary Ellen Clemons Mary Ellen Clemons ... Clary (uncredited)
John Dennis ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Roy Engel ... Sheriff (uncredited)
Kathy Garver ... Child (uncredited)
Rudy Germane Rudy Germane ... Townsman (uncredited)
James Griffith ... District Attorney (uncredited)
John Hamilton ... Townsman Who Greets Rachel (uncredited)
Edna Holland ... Woman Feeding Hungry Children (uncredited)
Ann Kunde Ann Kunde ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Kay Lavelle Kay Lavelle ... Miz Cunninghan (uncredited)
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin ... Townsman on Street (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Townsman (uncredited)
King Mojave King Mojave ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frances Morris ... Bart's Wife (uncredited)
Gloria Pall ... Burlesque Dancer (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Townsman (uncredited)
Mike Ragan ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Jean Ransome ... Townswoman (uncredited)
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle Edwin Rochelle ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher Phil Schumacher ... Townsman (uncredited)
Lucile Sewall Lucile Sewall ... Townswoman (uncredited)
James Stone James Stone ... General Storekeeper (uncredited)
George Wallace ... (uncredited)
Glen Walters Glen Walters ... Townswoman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Paul Gregory ... producer

Music by 

Walter Schumann ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Stanley Cortez ... (photography by)

Film Editing by 

Robert Golden ... film editor

Casting By 

Millie Gusse ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Hilyard M. Brown ... (as Hilyard Brown)

Set Decoration by 

Alfred E. Spencer ... (as Al Spencer) (set decoration)

Makeup Department 

Don L. Cash ... makeup (as Don Cash)
Kay Shea ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Ruby Rosenberg ... production manager
Frank Parmenter ... production manager: second unit (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Milton Carter ... assistant director
Frank Parmenter ... second unit director (uncredited)
Terry Sanders ... second unit director (uncredited)
Jack Sonntag ... first assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Joe LaBella ... property man (as Joe La Bella)

Sound Department 

Stanford Houghton ... sound (as Stanford Naughton)

Special Effects by 

Louis DeWitt ... special photographic effects (as Louis De Witt)
Jack Rabin ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Seymour Hoffberg ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Harold E. Wellman ... camera: second unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jerry Bos ... wardrobe
Evelyn Carruth ... wardrobe assistant

Music Department 

Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Saul Bass ... publicist (uncredited)
Robert Mitchum ... acting coach: children (uncredited)
Denis Sanders ... unspecified assistant (uncredited)
Terry Sanders ... unspecified assistant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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