Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) - Rotten Tomatoes

Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)

Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)

Rock-a-Bye Baby




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In this comedy, an awkward TV repairman finds himself falling for an actress. The actress' husband dies, leaving her pregnant with an upcoming role in a religious epic. To help her, the repairman offers to watch her baby after it is born. Unfortunately, she gives birth to triplets.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Warren, Frank Tashlin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 5, 2000


Jerry Lewis
as Clayton Poole
Marilyn Maxwell
as Carla Naples
Connie Stevens
as Sandra Naples
Reginald Gardiner
as Harold Hermann
Hans Conried
as Mr. Wright
Ida Moore
as Bessie Polk
Gary Lewis
as Young Clayton
Judy Franklin
as Young Carla
Isobel Elsom
as Mrs. Van Cleve
Alex Geary
as Judge Jenkins
James Gleason
as Dr. Simkins
Hank Mann
as Street Sweeper
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Critic Reviews for Rock-a-Bye Baby

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

A very average farce.

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

The gear-change from manic slapstick (watch out for the berserk hosepipe) to cringing sentimentality about babies and nappies is hard to take.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Seems like not much more than a placeholder during this otherwise remarkable time.

Full Review… | February 24, 2012
Combustible Celluloid

[Director Frank] Tashlin... was all about the gag and helped define Lewis as a walking cartoon, the rubberface spastic adolescent in a grown-up body.

Full Review… | February 19, 2012
Parallax View

Jerry Lewis plays baby sitter in this knockabout Frank Tashlin comedy.

February 22, 2008

Lewis stars in this Frank Tashlin directed film as a gawky TV repairman who falls in love with actress Maxwell.

Full Review… | November 12, 2007
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Audience Reviews for Rock-a-Bye Baby

Sometimes very silly, but the film is a true heartwarm and present quite funny moments.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

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