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The Rainmaker
Directed by:
Joseph Anthony

"The Rainmaker" (also known as "Mago della pioggia, Il", "Regenmacher, Der") is a Romance/Thriller/Western/Comedy film directed by Joseph Anthony, released on December 13 of 1956 in the USA . Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn are starring, alongside Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges, Earl Holliman and Cameron Prud'Homme.

It's about the magic that makes a woman beautiful when she's wanted by a man!

Who is the director of "The Rainmaker":

The Rainmaker was directed by Joseph Anthony, an American director, and actor.

After The Rainmaker, Joseph Anthony directed The Matchmaker, released in 1958, Career (1959), All in a Night's Work (1961), Tomorrow (1972).

What was the release date of "The Rainmaker":

The Rainmaker was first released on Thursday, December 13, 1956, in the United States. Also released on Thursday, December 13, 1956 has been Anastasia (dir. Anatole Litvak). This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 19, 1957 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Rainmaker":

At the casting of The Rainmaker we find Burt Lancaster, previously seen in Trapeze (1956) and The Rose Tattoo (1955); Katharine Hepburn (Summertime (1955), Pat and Mike (1952)); Wendell Corey (The Rack (1956), The Killer Is Loose (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Wallace Ford and Wendell Corey also worked together in The Furies, released in 1950.
  • Burt Lancaster and Earl Holliman also appeared in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, released in 1957.
  • Burt Lancaster and Wendell Corey also appeared in Desert Fury, released in 1947.

What is the Storyline of "The Rainmaker":

Set in a drought-ridden rural town in the West in Depression era America, the film tells the story of a pivotal hot summer day in the life of spinsterish Lizzie Curry. Lizzie keeps house for her father and two brothers on the family cattle ranch. As their farm languishes under the devastating drought, Lizzie's family worries about her marriage prospects more than about their dying cattle. Even the town sheriff, File, for whom she harbors a secret yen, will not take a chance on plain Lizzie. The arrival of [...]

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