Monday, November 30, 2009

Two Books, A Film, A Murderer

Charles Laughton’s cult hit The Night of the Hunter tells the frightening tale of Harry Powers (played by Robert Mitchum, left), who was hanged for the murders of two widows and three children. After the screening, author Jeffrey Couchman discusses his book The Night of the Hunter: A Biography of a Film, in which he examines the movie and the bestseller on which it was based. Tuesday, 7:30 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center 

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