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Miracle in the Rain (1956)

Approved | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | April 1956 (USA)
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
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Agnes Wood
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Harry Wood
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Marcel - Waiter
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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Den tha horisome pote  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of many of Van Johnson's movies where he is in the military. Some have branded him a draft dodger for WWII but after a car crash in 1943 where he sustained such a serious head injury that he had a plate put in his skull he was made 4F. He had scars that were covered for movies by heavy makeup but he didn't for "The Cain Mutiny". Van Johnson felt that showing scars gave more credence to his Naval character. See more »

Goofs

The letter from the chaplain to Ruth lists Art's division as "The 153rd Division". The US Army did not have a 153rd Division in World War II. 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 Far from Heaven (2002) 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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Frequently Asked Questions

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The Best War Time Romance Movie!
22 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, I first saw this movie when I was 15 years old. I was staying up late late one night on AMC. I started from the beginning and didn't leave my room till the final scene, where I was crying my eyes out over throughout the whole movie. I couldn't believe the masterpiece I had found and wanted to tape it so bad so I could watch it again. I checked every week every day on AMC so see when it was going to come back on again and it never did.

I am now 22 and am the happiest girl in the world. Through all my searching off the internet I am not the proud owner of MIRACLE IN THE RAIN on DVD nonetheless. It took 7 years and I finally own it.

I received it yesterday and watched it. I have forgotten so much about this movie. The relationship between Art and Ruthie. The one between her mom and his "lost" father. The moment I saw Ruthie and Art was the moment I remembered as a child watching in my room late that night. I especially loved Ruthies best friend, who's name I can't remember. I watched her earlier in "The Bad Seed," another great movie.

This movie will make you laugh, and cry. You will also sympathize with Ruthie and Her mom for most of the movie. The best scene to me is the one that is the killer. I can't spoil anything but you are gonna need some tissues at this point.

I highly recommend this movie for any one who loves the old b\w just like I do and are in the mood for a little love and a little sadness.


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