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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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Exquisite performances See more (36 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lee Remick ... Georgette Thomas

Steve McQueen ... Henry 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:
Hal Blaine ... Band Member (uncredited)

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

Roy Jenson ... Tough Patron (uncredited)
Wallace Schlemmer ... Horse Boss Guarding Prisoners (uncredited)
Georgia Simmons ... Miss Kate (uncredited)
Billy Strange ... Henry Thomas (singing voice) (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 (director of photography)
 
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)
Don Peake .... musician: guitar (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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Horton Foote was a native of Wharton, Texas, where portions of this movie were filmed. The Texas premier of "Baby the Rain Must Fall" was held in Wharton on February 4, 1965 at the now-demolished Rio Theatre.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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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Exquisite performances, 12 May 2013
Author: jjnxn-1 from United States

Beautiful performances from Steve McQueen and especially Lee Remick highlight this rather sad rambling film of the type Hollywood doesn't make anymore. A small personal drama that explores the lives of regular people just struggling to make a place for themselves in the world. Nothing blows up, it's all about emotions here. Horton Foote's screenplay, based on his play, shows his customary understanding of how people react and interact with each other while Ernest Laszlo stark black and white cinematography evokes the dusty small town Texas setting in a way color never could. Something that you'd find either on the indie circuit or maybe on cable today certainly not in major markets as this was and hardly with stars of this magnitude.

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