The Rainmaker (1956) was a Romance - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Joseph Anthony and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Paul Nathan.
Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Katharine Hepburn||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alex North||Nominated|
The Rainmaker (1956)By Beatrice on Mar 30, 2016 From Flickers in Time
The Rainmaker Directed by Joseph Anthony Written by N. Richard Nash from his play 1956/USA Hal Wallis Productions/Paramount Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Bill Starbuck: What DO you believe in mistah? Dyin’ cattle? For me, this starts with Katharine Hepburn cast as a forty-year-ol... Read full article
The Rainmaker (1956)By Lindsey on Mar 9, 2012 From The Motion Pictures
The Rainmaker (1956): 4/5 In this film, which IMDb bills as a “romantic drama western comedy,” Katharine Hepburn is Lizzie, a very smart but very plain girl in danger of become and old, loveless spinster. Burt Lancaster is Bill Starbuck, the new guy in town – and a traveling con ma... Read full article
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Produced Hal B. Wallis paid $300,000 of the filming rights. RKO had previously attempted to purchase the rights.
Bing Crosby wanted the role of Starbuck.
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