The Baby Maker

The Baby Maker

Barbara Hershey
Director: James Bridges Cast: Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
, Collin Wilcox-Horne
Collin Wilcox-Horne
, Sam Groom
Sam Groom
James Bridges

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Overview

Barbara Hershey stars as the "baby maker" of the title. Tish Gray (Hershey) hires herself out to married couple Jay and Suzanne Wilcox (Sam Groom and Collin Wilcox-Horne), who've been unable to conceive a child of their own. Tish agrees to bear the child for them, assuming that her hippie boyfriend, Ted Jacks (Scott Glenn), will go along with the plan. The problem is that Tish must allow Jay to impregnate her, causing severe strains on both couple's relationships. In 1970, the notion of surrogate motherhood was radical in the extreme, so The Baby Maker seemed quite progressive and daring. This served as the theatrical-feature directorial debut for screenwriter James Bridges.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316125809
Original Release: 1970
Rating: R
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:49:00
Sales rank: 37,892

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Barbara Hershey Tish Gray
Collin Wilcox-Horne Suzanne Wilcox
Sam Groom Jay Wilcox
Scott Glenn Ted Jacks
Jeannie Berlin Charlotte
Lili Valenty Mrs. Culnick
Helena Kallianiotes Wanda
Robert Pickett Dr. Sims
Paul Linke Sam
Madge Kennedy Tish's Grandmother
Mimi Doyle Woman Clerk
Ray Hemphill George
Geoffrey Horne Jimmy
Charles Lippincott Actor
Brenda Sykes Francis
Charles Wagenheim Toy Shop Owner
Phyllis Coates Tish's Mother
Jeff Siggins Dexter, Stoned Young Man

Technical Credits
James Bridges Director,Screenwriter
Richard Goldstone Producer
Larry Jost Sound/Sound Designer
Fred Karlin Score Composer
Howard W. Koch Asst. Director
Tylwyth Kymry Score Composer
Jack Larson Producer
Raymond Paul Set Decoration/Design
Mort Rabinowitz Art Director
Charles Rosher Cinematographer
Walter Thompson Editor
Robert Wise Producer

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