Miracle in the Rain (1956) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • 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>
  • During World War II a shy young woman, Ruth Wood, meets a friendly and outgoing soldier, Pvt. Art Hugenon, who is on leave in New York City. They're both lonely and soon strike a friendship that leads to genuine affection and then love. Theirs is a whirlwind romance and Art is soon shipped out. He has every intention of returning and marrying her and he knows it will be the case since he has with him his lucky charm, a old Roman coin she bought for him at a public auction. Unfortunately, Art is killed and Ruth is heartbroken. As her health deteriorates, she takes to lighting candles for Art at a church where she has the encounter she had been praying for.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

    - Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>


This sentimental film about World War II was made ten years after the war ended. It opens in 1942, when timid Ruth Wood (Jane Wyman) is accosted by boisterous GI Art Hugenon (Van Johnson) on the street...

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