‘Night of the Hunter’ returns to Moundsville on the big screen

MOUNDSVILLE — Join the Strand Theatre for a free screening of this iconic film, featuring shots of the Moundsville Penitentiary and Moundsville’s Fish Creek.

Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish, “The Night of the Hunter” is based on the true story of Harry Powers, who was hanged in 1932 for the murder of two widows and three children in Clarksburg, W.Va.

“The Night of the Hunter” will show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Strand Theatre in Moundsville.

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