New York Film Locations

Miracle in the Rain (1956)

Last Updated: Aug 2012

During World War II a shy young woman, Ruth Wood (Jane Wyman), meets a friendly and outgoing soldier, Pvt. Art Hugenon (Van Johnson), who is on leave in New York City. They're both lonely and soon strike a friendship that leads to genuine affection and then love. Theirs is a whirlwind romance and Art is soon shipped out. He has every intention of returning and marrying her and he knows it will be the case since he has with him his lucky charm, a old Roman coin she bought for him at a public auction. Unfortunately, Art is killed and Ruth is heartbroken. As her health deteriorates, she takes to lighting candles for Art at a church where she has the encounter she had been praying for.

Cherry Hill, Central Park, Manhattan.


Conservatory Water Central Park, (from 72nd to 75th Street) Manhattan.


The New York Times, 229 West 43rd Street (btw 7th & 8th Avenues) Manhattan.


Bow Bridge (Mid-Park at 74th Street) Central Park, Manhattan.


St Patrick's Cathedral, 5th Avenue (btw West 50th and 51st Streets) Manhattan.

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Catholic cathedral church in the United States. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of 5th Avenue btw 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York. It faces Rockefeller Center.

The cathedral appeared in the 2002 movie Spider-Man, when Spider-Man saves Mary Jane Watson and leaves her on one of the Rockefeller Center roof gardens across the street.



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