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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 overview, first billed only:
Ruth Wood
Pvt. Arthur 'Art' Hugenon
Millie Kranz
Steven Jalonik
Grace Ullman
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Agnes Wood
William Gargan ...
Harry Wood
Marcel, Waiter
George Givot ...
Arlene Parker nee Witchy
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Ely B. 'Windy' Windgate
Sgt. Gilbert 'Gil' Parker
Irene Seidner ...
Mrs. Hamer


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 <>

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance


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Release Date:

April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den tha horisome pote  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When Jane Wyman, as Ruth, and Eileen Heckart, as Grace, pause to talk on a bridge in Central Park, the building on the edge of the park filling half the screen is the Dakota, perhaps New York's most famous apartment building. See more »


Ruth moves two votive candles to the foot of the St. Andrew statue. When she steps back to the aisle, the candles she took have been replaced. See more »


Ruth Wood: How can there be a God when things like this happen, people getting killed?
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Referenced in Far from Heaven (2002) See more »


With Plenty of Money and You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung by Barbara Nichols
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26 July 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This movie is wonderful! It really sympathizes with those who lost their loved ones during World War II. And Arthur is so friendly and outgoing, that you can't blame Ruth for falling for him. I think the end with the little Roman coin is so sad!

This is a great of the best! It's definitely my favorite Van Johnson movie. If you've never seen it, you've got to!

Therefore, I give "Miracle in the Rain" a 10 out of 10!!!

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