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Baby the Rain Must Fall
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Director:
Writers:
Horton Foote (screenplay) and
Horton Foote (play)
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Release Date:
15 January 1965 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The more he gets into trouble, the more he gets under her skin! See more »
Plot:
Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The existential struggle of a honky-tonk orphan for a home. See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Steve McQueen ... Henry Thomas

Lee Remick ... Georgette Thomas
Don Murray ... Deputy Sheriff Slim

Paul Fix ... Judge Ewing
Josephine Hutchinson ... Mrs. Ewing

Ruth White ... Miss Clara
Charles Watts ... Mr. Tillman
Carol Veazie ... Mrs. Tillman
Estelle Hemsley ... Catherine, Miss Kate Dawson's Housekeeper
Kimberly Block ... Margaret Rose Thomas
Zamah Cunningham ... Mrs. T.V. Smith, Old Lady on Bus
George Dunn ... Counterman at Restaurant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Horvath
Wallace Schlemmer ... Horse Boss Guarding Prisoners
Georgia Simmons ... Miss Kate

Glen Campbell ... Band Member (uncredited)
John Daheim ... Tough Patron (uncredited)

Roy Jenson ... Tough Patron (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Mulligan 
 
Writing credits
Horton Foote (screenplay)

Horton Foote  play "The Travelling Lady"

Produced by
Alan J. Pakula .... producer
 
Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein 
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Laszlo 
 
Film Editing by
Aaron Stell 
 
Art Direction by
Roland Anderson 
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Albert Bettcher .... first assistant camera
 
Music Department
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Vance Jonson .... title designer
Lou Dyer .... unit publicist (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
100 min
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Mono (RCA)
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During the beginning of the film Steve McQueen is singing with the band. His singing is obviously dubbed with that of another singer who is not even close to McQueen's voice.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Near the end of the film, right after Slim seats Georgette and Margaret Rose in his car, he closes the door and the camera along with the head of the camera operator can be briefly glimpsed in the rear passenger-side window; then in the next shot, as Slim is backing the car out, the entire crew, as well as their equipment, can be seen reflected on the driver side of his car.See more »
Quotes:
Georgette Thomas:[woken up from Henry's banging] Henry, what's the matter?
Henry Thomas:I dreamt I was back in the pen.
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Baby, The Rain Must FallSee more »

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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
The existential struggle of a honky-tonk orphan for a home., 26 November 2002
Author: Liam7 from New York City

Beautiful textual telling of the search for recognition, family and a home by the master director Robert Mulligan, "To Kill A Mockingbird". Steve McQueen at his best with a brilliant supporting cast. A fitting and moving antithesis to the Disney formula.

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