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.

The Night of the Hunter 2001, British Film Institute, New York

ISBN-13: 9780851708225

2000 edition

Trade paperback

Select