Night of the Hunter

Monday, March 02, 2009

In his book, Night of the Hunter: A Biography of a Film, Jeffrey Couchman looks at how the hit 1953 book by Davis Grubb was turned into a much overlooked cinematic gem.

Event: There's a screening of Charles Laughton’s “The Night of the Hunter” and a talk by Jeff Couchman
Monday, March 2, at 6:30 pm
The Museum of Modern Art Film Center
11 West 53rd Street
For more information, visit the MoMA website.


Jeffrey Couchman

Comments [2]

matthew southworth

Re: Jeff from Manhattan--for God's sake, the movie is nearly 60 YEARS OLD. If you don't want to know details, turn off the radio and rent (or go see) the movie.


Jun. 29 2010 04:52 AM
Jeff from manhattan

Why would you give away details of the plot? I have never seen the movie and I was thinking about going to the screening tonight. Now I know that Shelley Winters's character gets killed. This is not the first time I have heard guests on this show describe integral plot elements of movies or plays or books that take away from the intended effect of being surprised when seeing or reading something for the first time.

Mar. 02 2009 01:25 PM

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