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    The Night of the Hunter (United Artists, 1955). Autographed One Sheet (27" X 41").
    In his only outing as a director, Charles Laughton created a thrilling masterpiece of suspense, leaving audiences wishing he had helmed many more films. Robert Mitchum dominates this film noir as the psychotic Harry Powell, who goes after widow Willa Harper (Shelley Winters), looking for a stash of stolen money. As a phony preacher, his evil is pitted against the good of Willa's children and a Scripture-quoting Lillian Gish. This great one sheet has crossfold separations, fold wear, and pinholes in the top border. There is writing in grease pencil on the reverse, which does not show through. Robert Mitchum's signature is above the credits, making this a rare item indeed. Very Fine-.


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