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Test Tube Babies (1948)

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A happily married couple has been trying to have a baby with no luck. They discover that the husband is sterile. Their family doctor suggests that they think about artificial insemination, ... See full summary »

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A happily married couple has been trying to have a baby with no luck. They discover that the husband is sterile. Their family doctor suggests that they think about artificial insemination, which at the time was considered a scandalous choice. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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HOW WOULD YOU SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF NOT BEING ABLE TO FULFILL YOUR MARITAL OBLIGATIONS? (original poster - all caps) See more »

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I Vote for the Public Awareness Angle
24 March 2008 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Are the producers championing a noble cause to create public awareness for artificial insemination, or are they simply abusing the medical angle to display non-relevant T&A? The answer is "B". Test Tube Babies is about a young couple who can't have kids and explore scientific methods for fertilization. Rather dull in the first and last thirds of the film, but the Swingers Party is awesome, providing tips for even the jaded MTV generation. And for those in the process of preparing an otherwise dull medical presentation, this film will demonstrate how the addition of gratuitous nudity, strip-teases, and cat-fighting will keep your audience tuned-in. A young Timothy Farrell (pre-Umberto Scalli) appears as the doctor.


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