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Miracle in the Rain (1956)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Romance  -  April 1956 (USA)
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Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ruth Wood
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Pvt. Arthur 'Art' Hugenon
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Millie Kranz
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Steven Jalonik
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Grace Ullman
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Agnes Wood
William Gargan ...
Harry Wood
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Marcel, Waiter
George Givot ...
Headwaiter
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Arlene Parker nee Witchy
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Ely B. 'Windy' Windgate
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Priest
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Sgt. Gilbert 'Gil' Parker
Irene Seidner ...
Mrs. Hamer
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Monty
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A fanciful, O. Henryesque tale set in New York City during World War II. A shy, lonely woman and a dashing soldier from Tennessee meet in the rain late one afternoon, and end up falling in love. But Fate threatens to come between them. Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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April 1956 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia

Arte Johnson's film debut. See more »

Goofs

Although the movie is set in 1942, when WWII meat rationing was in full force, Art and Ruth have no trouble buying an entire pound of corned beef at a deli. See more »

Quotes

Ruth Wood: How can there be a God when things like this happen, people getting killed?
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Connections

Referenced in Illegal (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

With Plenty of Money and You
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung by Barbara Nichols
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A Great Love Story
30 August 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I cannot say enough nice things about this movie, but rather than write about the movie, I will write about my brief meeting with Van Johnson.

Back in 1988, I met Van Johnnson by accident in a restaurant in NYC. I don't know what made me go up to him, but I introduced myself and began a conversation with him.

While Van could have sent me away, he interrupted his meal and told me to sit down. I told him how much I enjoyed the movie and that it was my favorite. He was flattered that someone as young as me liked the movie and also confided that it was his favorite movie as well, going as far to show me the coin from that movie that he continues to wear around his neck. We both left the restaurant at the same time, shook hands and he said it was a pleasure speaking with me.

It was a very special moment for me. The warm and sensitive person he portrays in Miracle in the Rain is an understatement. Van Johnson is more wonderful in person.


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