USA suspense 1955 bw 92 min.
Director: Charles Laughton
CLV: out-of-print collectible
1 disc, catalog # CC1128L

A psychopathic ex-convict (Robert Mitchum) remakes himself as a preacher and marries a wealthy young widow (Shelley Winters) with a cache of cash inherited from her first husband. Failing to find the secret stash, he kills the woman and pursues her two children, who know where the money is located. Actor Charles Laughton directed this truly terrifying film, regarded as one of the best and most innovative movies of the 1950s.

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