The Rainmaker (1956)
Release Date: Dec 13, 1956 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 2,686
N. Richard Nash's play The Rainmaker has always attracted the most flamboyant of performers, and this 1956 film version is no exception. Burt Lancaster all but bursts from the screen with his arm-waving portrayal of a confidence artist who works the drought-ridden Southwest, promising to bring rain for a flat fee of a hundred bucks. During his latest campaign, Lancaster takes up residence in the home of farmer Cameron Prud'homme (repeating his Broadway role) and his three offspring: rambunctious
Dec 13, 1956 Wide
Jul 12, 2005
Dottie Bee Baker
James F. Stone
Joe E. Brown
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Playing yet another spinster, Katharine Hepburn is too old for the part of the tomboy in Joseph Andrew's film, which suffers from its theatrical sensibility.
Drama, love story, and often comedic Lancaster-Hepburn teaming.
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