Film #30 of Scavenger Hunt #86
Task 6: Watch a film noir from the main era (1940's-1950's).
Film #20 of The Criterion Challenge 2022
Task 46: Michael K. Williams’ Closet Picks
Two children and a cache of stolen money are the target of a serial killer preacher during the Great Depression.
The great tragedy of this film is that Charles Laughton never directed another film. I have to think his vision was too far ahead of his time, because this…