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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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Den tha horisome pote  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The large building with twin towers, in the background when Art and Ruth meet Sgt Parker(Alan King) in Central Park, is the San Remo, a luxury, 27-floor, apartment building in Manhattan located between West 74th Street and West 75th Street. It was opened in 1930. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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

Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 22 May 1955 (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

South American Way
(uncredited)
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Played on the accordion at the restaurant
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Classic Hollywood movie from the old days
19 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's a beautiful movie and yes, it will bring you to tears. She's shy and yet she has a brief miracle of a romance with a wonderful man who opens up the world for her. There are many miracles brought out in the movie. I've enjoyed this movie since I was young. Jane Wyman and Van Johnson are terrific actors and they don't disappoint. This was a "small" movie in Hollywood terms but it leaves a lasting message of hope. One message is that God brings people together in mysterious ways for good purposes. (I'm going to check if this movie is available to buy, it's worth it.) I loved Alan King's small but great role in this movie and all the supporting actors were great, too. By the way, the object she holds when she dies is an old coin that she and he bought at an antique shop and he gives it to her before he deploys to the war. I watched many Wyman films when I was young and they were all good. She wasn't an "A-list" beauty but she was beautiful and never disappointed me. Check out her film list and you're in for a treat if you watch them.


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