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Rock-a-Bye Baby

  • Film

Time Out says

An often forgotten Lewis/Tashlin production (loosely based on Preston Sturges' script for The Miracle of Morgan's Creek) that contains some very good stuff indeed - all in the first half, unfortunately. Lewis is the lifelong fan of a movie star (Maxwell) who gives him her triplets to look after while she's in Africa making a film. The supporting cast is particularly good (Gardner, Conried, Connie Stevens), but the gear-change from manic slapstick (watch out for the berserk hosepipe) to cringing sentimentality about babies and nappies is hard to take. DMcG.
Written by DMcG

Release Details

  • Duration:103 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Frank Tashlin
  • Screenwriter:Frank Tashlin
  • Cast:
    • Jerry Lewis
    • Marilyn Maxwell
    • Connie Stevens
    • Salvatore Baccaloni
    • Reginald Gardiner
    • James Gleason
    • Hans Conried
    • Isobel Elsom
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