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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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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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100 min
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Mono (RCA)
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According to photographer William Claxton, the crew was shooting in Columbus, Texas on November 22, 1963 when the radio announced the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. Everyone gathering around the radio was stunned. Especially Steve McQueen who took it very hard and kept very quiet for the rest of the stay in Texas.See more »
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Continuity: In the first minutes of the film, Lee Remick with her daughter on her lap is chatting with an older woman next to her on the bus. She says she has to have her daughter take a nap, and puts the daughter on her left shoulder. In the next scene the daughter is on her right shoulder.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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19 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
A Dose of Reality, 9 August 2004
Author: mikeedgar from Louisville, KY

This movie is short on plot, but long on attitude. As I watched this movie, I kept looking for it to take a more optimistic, even-the-bad- guys will overcome story line.

In its time, it was a remarkable realistic view of the life of someone on the outside, one who didn't fit. The images and emotions displayed all combine to help you understand those people who were not the class presidents, sports stars, or young professionals. There are no heroes in this film.

I understand that this movie is semi-biographical for Steve McQueen. I think that is why he plays his role so well.

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