[US] The Night of the Hunter (1955) Criterion Collection #541 [Blu-ray] Release Details

Blu-ray release details for [US] The Night of the Hunter (1955) Criterion Collection #541 [Blu-ray] including prices, release dates, reviews, screenshots and detailed specifications.

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Includes: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Region Region Locked A
No 50Hz Content
Country United States
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Distributor
Criterion
List Price $49.95
Runtime 93 minutes
UPC / EAN 0715515064514

Squid Rank

Content 95   (74 to 100)
Video 90   (80 to 100)
Audio 84   (70 to 100)
Extras 100   (97 to 100)
Total
92
  (83 to 100)

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The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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Content
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After bogus preacher Harry Powell is released from jail, he goes in search of the money hidden by Ben, his former cellmate. Powell marries Ben's widow, and soon, only Ben's children and an indomitable local woman stand between Powell and the loot.

a.k.a. La Nuit du chasseur
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2010-12-22T00:00thedigitalbits.com 2010-12-22Barrie Maxwell 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2010-12-16T00:00highdefdigest.com 2010-12-16M. Enois Duarte100100
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2010-11-29T00:00dvdverdict.com 2010-11-29Patrick Naugle100100
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2010-11-26T00:00moviemet.com 2010-11-26Christopher Long100100
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2010-11-25T00:00dvdtalk.com 2010-11-25Thomas Spurlin100100
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2010-11-23T00:00criterionforum.org 2010-11-23Chris Galloway 
 
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2010-11-20T00:00blu-ray.com 2010-11-20Svet Atanasov100100
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2010-11-12T00:00hometheaterforum.com 2010-11-12Matt Hough09090
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2010-11-05T00:00dvdbeaver.com 2010-11-05Gary Tooze 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Specs

Disc 1 of 2

BD-50 / 47.01 GB (47,011,857,122 bytes) / AACS

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
1:33:15 27.59 GB (27,592,194,048 bytes) 39.45 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080p 23.976 fps 16:9 (1.66:1) 35.10 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English LPCM 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 1152 kbps / 24-bit
(1) English Commentary Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
English (SDH)
Notes
  1. Second-Unit Director Terry Sanders, Film Archivist Robert Gitt, Film Critic F.X. Feeney, Author Preston Neal Jones

Featurette: The Ed Sullivan Show

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:03:52 0.89 GB (887,562,240 bytes) 30.61 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080i 29.97 fps 16:9 (1.33:1) 28.99 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None
Notes

In this excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode of The Ed Sullivan Show, Peter Graves and Shelley Winters perform a scene not included in the film: a visit from Willa Harper to Ben Harper in prison.

Featurette: Interview with Stanley Cortez

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:12:54 2.96 GB (2,959,060,992 bytes) 30.58 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080i 29.97 fps 16:9 (1.33:1) 28.97 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
English
Notes

In this 1984 interview, shot at the American Society of Cinematographers, director of photography Stanley Cortez talks about filming The Night of the Hunter.

Featurette: The Making of The Night of the Hunter

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:37:59 8.71 GB (8,706,252,096 bytes) 30.56 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080i 29.97 fps 16:9 (1.33:1) 28.98 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None
Notes

This documentary traces the history of The Night of the Hunter, from Charles Laughton's discovery of the Davis Grubb novel to the film's poor reception in 1955 and later ascension into the pantheon of classic films. It features producer Paul Gregory, second-unit director Terry Sanders, and authors Preston Neal Jones, F.X. Feeney, and Jeffrey Couchman.

Featurette: Moving Pictures

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:14:18 3.28 GB (3,281,694,720 bytes) 30.60 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080i 29.97 fps 16:9 (1.33:1) 28.99 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None
Notes

This fifteen-minute documentary on The Night of the Hunter, originally broadcast on February 19, 1995, features interviews with producer Paul Gregory, stars Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish, editor Robert Golden, art director Hilyard Brown, director of photography Stanley Cortez, and second-unit director Terry Sanders.

Featurette: Simon Callow on Charles Laughton

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:10:35 2.43 GB (2,429,405,184 bytes) 30.61 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080p 23.976 fps 16:9 (1.78:1) 29.00 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None
Notes

In this exclusive interview, shot in 2010 in London, Simon Callow, the author of Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor, discusses Laughton's career and the effect that his lone foray into film directing had on his life.

Image Gallery: Davis Grubb Sketches

Trailer: Theatrical Trailer

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:01:37

Disc 2 of 2

BD-50 / 46.58 GB (46,575,615,713 bytes) / AACS

Charles Laughton Directs The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
2:39:05 42.70 GB (42,704,117,760 bytes) 35.79 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080p 23.976 fps 16:9 (1.33:1) 34.00 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None

Featurette: Introduction

Runtime Size Total Bit Rate
0:16:59 3.77 GB (3,765,067,776 bytes) 29.56 Mbps
Video Codec Resolution Aspect Bit Rate
Main MPEG-4 AVC 1080p 23.976 fps 16:9 (1.78:1) 28.03 Mbps
Audio Codec Fidelity
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono 48 kHz / 192 kbps
Subtitles
None
Notes

In this conversation, recorded exclusively for the Criterion Collection in 2010, film archivist Robert Gitt and film critic Leonard Maltin discuss the discovery and preservation of the material used to make Charles Laughton Directs The Night of the Hunter.

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