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Miracle in the Rain
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Director:
Writers:
Ben Hecht (novel)
Ben Hecht (screenplay)
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Release Date:
April 1956 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
I love this movie more each time I see it See more (37 total) »

Cast

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Jane Wyman ... Ruth Wood

Van Johnson ... Pvt. Arthur 'Art' Hugenon

Peggie Castle ... Millie Kranz

Fred Clark ... Steven Jalonik

Eileen Heckart ... Grace Ullman
Josephine Hutchinson ... Agnes Wood
William Gargan ... Harry Wood

Marcel Dalio ... Marcel, Waiter
George Givot ... Headwaiter

Barbara Nichols ... Arlene Parker nee Witchy
Halliwell Hobbes ... Ely B. 'Windy' Windgate

Paul Picerni ... Priest

Alan King ... Sgt. Gilbert 'Gil' Parker
Irene Seidner ... Mrs. Hamer

Arte Johnson ... Monty
Marian Holmes ... Mrs. Rickles
Minerva Urecal ... Mrs. Canelli
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rose Allen ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Chalo Alvarado ... Italian Count (uncredited)
Roxanne Arlen ... Cathy Wicklow (uncredited)

Malcolm Atterbury ... Special Delivery Man (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Newsman at Desk (uncredited)
John Connoughton ... Altar Boy (uncredited)
Diana Dawson ... Young Woman (uncredited)
Anna Dewey ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Darlene Fields ... Count's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Harry Harvey Jr. ... Boy in New York Times Office (uncredited)
Charles Anthony Hughes ... 55 Year Old Man (uncredited)
Walter Kingson ... Narrator (uncredited)
Jess Kirkpatrick ... Andy, the Bartender (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... Antique Store Clerk (uncredited)
Jack Lomas ... Assistant Auctioneer (uncredited)
Lucita ... Accordionist (uncredited)
Peter Mamakos ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Paul Maxey ... Stout Man (uncredited)
Charles Meredith ... Mr. Baldwin's Associate (uncredited)
Allen Ray ... Middle Aged Man (uncredited)
Grandon Rhodes ... Mr. Baldwin, City Editor (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell ... Auctioneer (uncredited)
Norbert Schiller ... Dr. Zero (uncredited)
Paul Smith ... Dixie Dooley (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ... Street Extra (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man at Auction (uncredited)
Michael Vallon ... Italian Flower Vendor (uncredited)
Glen Vernon ... Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Ray Walker ... Mr. McGuire, Salesman (uncredited)
Tom Wilson ... Auction Extra (uncredited)
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Directed by
Rudolph Maté 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ben Hecht  novel
Ben Hecht  screenplay

Produced by
Frank P. Rosenberg .... producer
 
Original Music by
Franz Waxman 
 
Cinematography by
Russell Metty 
 
Film Editing by
Thomas Reilly 
 
Art Direction by
Leo K. Kuter 
 
Set Decoration by
William Wallace 
 
Costume Design by
Milo Anderson 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mel Dellar .... assistant director
Lee White .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Robert B. Lee .... sound
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Leonid Raab .... orchestrator
Ray Heindorf .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eugene Busch .... dialogue supervisor
 

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Runtime:
108 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Trivia:
Franz Waxman composed the score for this film. The theme he used when Jane Wyman's character first enters her New York office was used by George Lucas for his first feature film, THX 1138 (1971). The music was heard in the futuristic shopping mall sequence as "elevator music."See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Illegal (1955)See more »
Soundtrack:
Jeepers CreepersSee more »

FAQ

Is 'Miracle in the Rain' based on a book?
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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
I love this movie more each time I see it, 9 July 2000
Author: pan-10

It is a wonderful and magical film, somewhat similar to one of my all-time favorites, "Portrait of Jennie". I might change a line or two, or a scene or two, but overall this is really something special. Very sad, but imbued with the truest of hope and happiness. Like "Portrait of Jennie", it is a truly religious film.

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