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The Rainmaker (1956)

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121 min | Romance, Western

During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.
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Writer
N. Richard Nash (screenplay) (play)
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Cinematographer
Charles Lang (as Charles Lang Jr.)
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$2,100,000
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Release date
Dec 13, 1956 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Burt Lancaster
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Katharine Hepburn
Lizzie Curry Lizzie Curry   See fewer
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Wendell Corey
Deputy Sheriff J.S. File Deputy Sheriff J.S. File   See fewer
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Lloyd Bridges
Noah Curry Noah Curry   See fewer
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Earl Holliman
Jim Curry Jim Curry   See fewer
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Cameron Prud'Homme
H.C. Curry H.C. Curry   See fewer
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Wallace Ford
Sheriff Howard Thomas Sheriff Howard Thomas   See fewer
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Yvonne Lime
Snookie Maguire Snookie Maguire   See fewer
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Michael Bachus
Sheriff (uncredited) Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dottie Bee Baker
Belinda (uncredited) Belinda (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Becker
Phil Mackey (uncredited) Phil Mackey (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Benson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Bowman
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Joe Brown
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Tex Driscoll
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Herman Hack
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Tex Holden
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George Huggins
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Stan Jones
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Jack Kenny
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Kermit Maynard
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Walter Merrill
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Frank Mills
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Kansas Moehring
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Joe Ploski
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Bob Reeves
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James Stone
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Glen Walters
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7 / 10 | 3,200 votes