Rosemary's Baby Overview:

Rosemary's Baby (1968) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Roman Polanski and produced by William Castle and Dona Holloway.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Ira Levin published in 1967.

Rosemary's Baby was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2014.

Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressRuth GordonWon
Best WritingRoman PolanskiNominated
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Rosemary’s Baby (1)

By Alexander Diminiano on Nov 26, 2012 From Cinemaniac Reviews

Bottom Line: A sly surprise. Directed by: Roman Polanski Rosemary Woodhouse: Mia Farrow Guy Woodhouse: John Cassavetes Also Starring: D’Urville Martin, Elisha Cook, Emmaline Henry, Hanna Landy, Hope Summers, Philip Leeds, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer It’s true only the good die young. A ... Read full article


ROSEMARY'S BABY...Roman Polanski's Horror Classic

By The Lady Eve on Oct 28, 2010 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

A landmark film of the horror genre, Rosemary's Baby (1968) also marked Roman Polanski's directorial debut in the US. The film, a runaway hit on release, was the prototype that inspired the onslaught of big-budget "A" horror films that followed: The Exorcist, The Omen, etc. In the tradition of Hitc... Read full article


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Quotes from

Rosemary Woodhouse: You... you had me while I was out?
Guy Woodhouse: It was kinda fun in a necrophile sort of way


Dr. Abe Sapirstein: Come with us quietly, Rosemary. Don't argue or make a scene. Because if you say anything more about witches or witchcraft, we're gonna be forced to take you to a mental hospital. You don't want that, do you?


Guy Woodhouse: [on Rosemary's decision to switch doctors] You know what Dr. Hill is? He's a Charlie Nobody, that's who he is!
Rosemary Woodhouse: I'm tired of hearing about how great Dr. Sapirstein is!
Guy Woodhouse: Well, I won't let you do it Ro.
Rosemary Woodhouse: Why not?
Guy Woodhouse: Well, because... because it wouldn't be fair to Sapirstein.
Rosemary Woodhouse: Not fair to Sap... - what do you mean? What about what's fair to me?


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Facts about

When Rosemary receives the book "All of Them Witches," she is told that 'the name is an anagram.' At first she tries to rearrange the letters of the book's title, but then realizes that the clue referred to a name within the book. However, the title actually is an anagram for 'Hell a Cometh Swift.'
Mia Farrow actually ate raw liver for a scene in the movie.
William Castle: man near phone booth.
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