The Rains of Ranchipur
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The Rains of Ranchipur
After The Rains Came (1939), this epic romantic melodrama was the second version of author Louis Bromfield's novel to get the deluxe, big-budget treatment from Twentieth Century Fox. Lana Turner stars as Lady Edwina Esketh, the spoiled and hedonistic wife of Lord Esketh (Michael Rennie), a British royal. Intending to purchase some horses, the Eskeths accept an invitation to the Indian city of Ranchipur by the Maharani (Eugene Leontovich). Once there, Edwina meets and unsuccessfully attempts to seduce Dr. Safti (Richard Burton), a handsome Hindu doctor and the Maharani's chosen heir.… More

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"This remake, starring Lana Turner, of the 1939 The Rains Came is not as compelling, but the special effects (nominated for Oscar) are good"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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