Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
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In this comedy, an awkward TV repairman finds himself falling for an actress who doesn't even know he exists and instead marries a dashing Mexican bullfighter. Unfortunately, he dies the day after their wedding; fortunately, he managed to impregnate her. Unfortunately, she is soon supposed to be starring in a religious epic called The White Virgin on the Nile. To help her, the repairman offers to watch her baby after it is born. Unfortunately, she gives birth to triplets. Later he marries the
Jul 23, 1958 Wide
Sep 5, 2000
Mrs. Van Cleve
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The gear-change from manic slapstick (watch out for the berserk hosepipe) to cringing sentimentality about babies and nappies is hard to take.
Seems like not much more than a placeholder during this otherwise remarkable time.
[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.
Jerry Lewis plays baby sitter in this knockabout Frank Tashlin comedy.
Lewis stars in this Frank Tashlin directed film as a gawky TV repairman who falls in love with actress Maxwell.
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