The Rains Came
The Rains Came is a 1939 20th Century Fox film based on an American novel by Louis Bromfield (published in June 1937 by Harper & Brothers). The film was directed by Clarence Brown and stars Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, George Brent, Brenda Joyce, Nigel Bruce, and Maria Ouspenskaya.
The story centers on the redemption of its lead female character. Tom Ransome is an artist who leads a rather dissolute if socially active life in the fictional town of Ranchipur, India. His routine is shattered with the arrival of his former lover, Lady Edwina Esketh, who has since married the elderly Lord Esketh. Lady Edwina first sets out to seduce, then gradually falls in love with, Major Rama Safti who represents the "new India."
|author||Julien Josephson Philip Dunne|
|award||Academy Award for Best Special Effects|
|director||Clarence Brown Otto Brower|
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|nomination||Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Score Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Special Effects|
|producer||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|productionCompany||20th Century Fox|
|publisher||20th Century Fox|