“The Night of the Hunter” quotes(1955)
Plot – Ben Harper has committed a murder for 10,000 dollars. He has hidden the sum and has asked his sons John and Pearl to keep the secret with their mother Willa too. While Ben is in prison, he makes friendship with his cellmate, called the "Reverend", who tries in vain to make Ben reveal him the hiding place. When the Reverend is released, he goes to Harper's and conquers Willa, then he marries her. When she realizes her new husband's real identity, the criminal kills her. Now the Reverend has to face John and Pearl to take possession of the 10,000 dollars.
All actors – Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Peter Graves, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Sally Jane Bruce, Gloria Castillo, Emmett Lynn, Corey Allen, Paul Bryar, Cheryl Callaway, Michael Chapin, Mary Ellen Clemons, Kathy Garver, James Griffith, John Hamilton, Kay Lavelle, Gloria Pall, George Wallaceshow all
“The Night of the Hunter” Quotes 10 quotes
“Salvation is a last-minute business, boy.”
“Women are such durn fools.”
“The boy's as stubborn and as mulish as a sheep.”
“- Ben Harper: What religion do you profess, preacher?
- Rev. Harry Powell: The religion the Almighty and me worked out betwixt us.”
“You know, when you're little, you have more endurance than God is ever to grant you again. Children are man at his strongest. They abide.”
“When you've been married to a man for forty years you know all that don't amount to a hill of beans. I've been married to Walt that long and I swear in all that time I just lie there thinkin' about my canning.”
“It's a hard world for little things.”
“I'm a strong tree with branches for many birds. I'm good for something in this world and I know it too.”