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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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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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Bleak, but real... See more (33 total) »

Cast

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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)

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)
 
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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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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 »
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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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14 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Bleak, but real..., 25 June 2000
Author: Mick-L from Tampa, Florida

Being a parole officer myself,this uniquely sad and frustrating movie is exactly what goes on in the recitivist's life. A good caring wife, new family, he knows what his weak points are, but does them anyway maintaining the downward spiral to the inevitable return to prison. The victim here is not McQueen but the wife and child and their helplessness in getting him to be what they want. A responsible and loving husband/father. This is exactly what we see in the job every day. The sad part, there is no help or hope for the family....

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