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The Rains Came (1939) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Harry Joe Brown and Darryl F. Zanuck.

Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionWilliam Darling, George DudleyNominated
Best CinematographyArthur MillerNominated
Best Film EditingBarbara McLeanNominated
Best Music - ScoringAlfred NewmanNominated
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Watching 1939: The Rains Came (1939)

on Sep 13, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article


E as Chuvas Chegaram / The Rains Came (1939)

By L? on Nov 15, 2014 From Critica Retro

E as Chuvas Chegaram / The Rains Came (1939) O que alguns astros e estrelas estavam fazendo em 1939, considerado o melhor ano do cinema? Bem, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland e Leslie Howard filmavam “E o Vento Levou / Gone with the Wind”, Garbo ria em “Ninotch... Read full article


E as Chuvas Chegaram / The Rains Came (1939)

By L? on Nov 15, 2014 From Critica Retro

E as Chuvas Chegaram / The Rains Came (1939) O que alguns astros e estrelas estavam fazendo em 1939, considerado o melhor ano do cinema? Bem, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland e Leslie Howard filmavam “E o Vento Levou / Gone with the Wind”, Garbo ria em “Ninotch... Read full article


The Rains Came (1939)

By Beatrice on Feb 26, 2014 From Flickers in Time

The Rains Came Directed by Clarence Brown Written by Philip Dunne and Julian Josephson from a novel by Louis Bromfield 1939/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Despite some over the top melodrama at the end, I enjoyed this disaster/romantic drama.. (The fictional)... Read full article


31 Days of Oscar: The Rains Came (1939)

By The Lady Eve on Feb 7, 2013 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

There is no mistaking that drama on a grand scale is about to take place even before the first scene of The Rains Came (1939) begins. Alfred Newman's commanding score pounds, the title sequence rolls over the dark image of a rain drenched ancient city, and as each hand-lettered title appears it is s... Read full article


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Quotes from

Lady Edwina Esketh: I've been hearing dreadful things about you. It seems you've become a shockingly useful citizen.


Maharani: [Major Safti has just been handed an important note] What is it, Major?
Major Rama Safti: It has come sooner than I expected: several cases of the plague in the Sweepers Quarters. On top of that, half the water in Ranchipur must be polluted.
Maharani: Do what you can to keep the plague from spreading. Burn down the whole Quarter if you must.


Thomas 'Tom' Ransome: I hope I'm not keeping you from your guests.
Fern Simon: Oh, they're not *my* guests. That's mother's idea of "high society." They're all excited because YOU'RE here.
Thomas 'Tom' Ransome: Really? Should I be flattered?
Fern Simon: They say dreadful things about you...
Thomas 'Tom' Ransome: [playfully whispers] What sort of things?
Fern Simon: That you're a drunkard, and a bounder, and a remittance man... They'll hang around you just the same, because your father was an earl.


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Facts about

The first movie to win an Oscar for Best Visual Effects. The category was called Best Effects, Special Effects and included both sound and photographic winners for Edmund H. Hansen and Fred Sersen respectively.
Modern sources list Harry Revel as co-writer of the title song; however, he is not listed on the published sheet music or in the ASCAP database for the song.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 18, 1940 with George Brent reprising his film role.
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