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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

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

Soundtracks

Jeepers Creepers
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played in the club after Arlene's performance
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Excellent!
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 movie...one 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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