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

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 23, 1958
DVD Release Date: September 5, 2000
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

A very average farce.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

[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.

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Lewis, a seriously under-rated comedian, is always worth watching.

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Time Out

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

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Steve Crum

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

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

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

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TV Guide

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

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Sometimes very silly, but the film is a true heartwarm and present quite funny moments.