The History of Rosemary's Baby

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A Genuine Masterpiece
The History of Rosemary's Baby
It's been 46 years since Rosemary's Baby first came into the world. Go back in time to find out more about this classic American suspense th…
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Ira Levin's Novel
The History of Rosemary's Baby
American author, dramatist and songwriter Ira Levin completed his first novel at age 25, but wouldn't publish his second until 14 years late…
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Ira Levin's Novel
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The book centers on Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor husband, Guy, new tenants in The Bramford, a Gothic revival apartment buildi…
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Developing the Movie
The History of Rosemary's Baby
Prior to the book's publication, B-movie producer William Castle mortgaged his home to obtain the rights, hoping to direct a film version. C…
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Casting Rosemary
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Although Polanski envisioned Rosemary as a more robust character, Robert Evans suggested fledgling actress Mia Farrow, recently made a house…
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Script and Location
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Sticking close to Ira Levin's book, Polanski wrote the 272-page script himself in about three weeks. The Dakota, a prestigious apartment bui…
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Awards and Accolades
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The film was an enormous commercial and critical success. Ruth Gordon won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her performance, Mia Farro…
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Look What Happened to Rosemary's Baby
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In 1976, Sam O'Steen, the editor of Polanski's film, directed this made-for-TV movie, in which Patty Duke and George Maharis played Rosemary…
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Look What Happened to Rosemary's Baby
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In the film, Guy has become a major Hollywood star, and Rosemary disappears on a driverless bus to nowhere, leaving her son, Adrian, to fend…
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The History of Rosemary's Baby
In 1997, Ira Levin wrote a sequel to Rosemary's Baby set in 1999. Rosemary awakens to learn she's been in a coven-induced coma since 1973; s…
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The Reimagined Rosemary's Baby
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In December of 2013, NBC announced that Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland would direct the miniseries event, "Rosemary's Baby," based on Ir…
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Star Zoe Saldana
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Growing up, Zoe trained as a dancer, which came in handy for her breakthrough role in Nicholas Hytner's film "Center Stage." Now, in additio…
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Director Agnieszka Holland
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One of Poland's most prominent filmmakers, Agnieszka Holland may be best known for "Europa Europa," which won a Golden Globe for Best Foreig…
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Rosemary's Baby - The Miniseries Event
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Unlike the novel and the movie, Holland set the miniseries in Paris. This time, Guy, played by Patrick J. Adams, is a writer and college pro…
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