The Rains Came

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The Rains Came is a 1939 20th Century Fox film based on an American novel by Louis Bromfield (published in June 1937 by Harper & Brothers). The film was directed by Clarence Brown and stars Tyrone Power, Myrna Loy, George Brent, Brenda Joyce, Nigel... read more
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The Rains Came is a 1939 20th Century Fox film based on an American novel by Louis Bromfield (published in June 1937 by Harper & Brothers). The film was directed by Clarence Brown and stars Tyrone Power, Myrna Loy, George Brent, Brenda Joyce, Nigel Bruce, and Maria Ouspenskaya. A remake of the film was released in 1955 under the name The Rains of Ranchipur.

Original Release

09/15/1939

Cast

Myrna Loy Lady Edwina Esketh
Tyrone Power Major Rama Safti
Nigel Bruce Lord Albert Esketh
George Brent Tom Ransome
Henry Travers Rev. Homer Smiley
Brenda Joyce Fern Simon
H.B. Warner Maharajah
Maria Ouspenskaya Maharani
George Regas Rajput
Joseph Schildkraut Mr. Bannerjee
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Otto Brower, Clarence Brown

Writers

Julien Josephson, Philip Dunne, Louis Bromfield

Cast

Myrna Loy Lady Edwina Esketh
Tyrone Power Major Rama Safti
Nigel Bruce Lord Albert Esketh
George Brent Tom Ransome
Henry Travers Rev. Homer Smiley
Brenda Joyce Fern Simon
H.B. Warner Maharajah
Maria Ouspenskaya Maharani
George Regas Rajput
Joseph Schildkraut Mr. Bannerjee
Mary Nash Miss Mac Daid
Jane Darwell Aunt Phoebe - Mrs. Smiley
Marjorie Rambeau Mrs. Simon
Laura Hope Crews Lily Hoggett-Egburry
William Royle Raschid Ali Khan
C. Montague Shaw General Keith (as Montague Shaw)
Harry Hayden Rev. Elmer Simon
Herbert Evans Bates
Abner Biberman John - the Baptist
Mara Alexander Mrs. Bannerjee

Producers

Editors

Barbara McLean

1940 Oscar Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Art Direction Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Film Editing Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Won
1940 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Nominated
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