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Rosemary's Baby

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Rosemary's Baby is the title of a 1967 horror novel by Ira Levin, in which a young religious woman and her husband move into a New York City, New York apartment next door to enthusiastic, oversolicitous neighbors. The couple want to have a baby; one night the woman has a vision that she is being raped by some demonic presence and later she finds out that she is pregnant. The woman begins to lose weight instead of gaining it, and comes to suspect that her neighbors are part of a Satanic cult, and that her husband is working with them.

The novel was adapted to film in 1968 by Roman Polanski and featured Mia Farrow as the wife, John Cassavetes as the husband, and Ruth Gordon and Sidney Blackmer as the neighbors. Gordon won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film.

This film was Robert Evans' first big hit running Paramount Pictures. He was closely involved in the production, and numerous times had to deal with Mia Farrow's precarious relationship with then husband Frank Sinatra. Farrow and Sinatra divorced soon after the film was completed.

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