A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman.
United Artists ; Paul Gregory Productions presents ; screen play by James Agee ; produced by Paul Gregory ; directed by Charles Laughton.
Standard screen format, formatted to fit TV screen.
"From the novel by Davis Grubb."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Peter Graves, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Billy Chapin, Gloria Castilo, Sally Jane Bruce.
Music, Walter Schumann ; photography, Stanley Cortez ; editing, Robert Golden.
English or French language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.