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The Stranger Within (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  1 October 1974 (USA)
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An expectant mother begins acting strangely and doesn't know why. Gradually she starts to realize that her bizarre behavior is being controlled by her unborn baby.

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An expectant mother begins acting strangely and doesn't know why. Gradually she starts to realize that her bizarre behavior is being controlled by her unborn baby.

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Jeannie has a brush with a phenomenon with which Amanda Bellows previously had a brush
12 April 2014 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

It's pretty obvious that "The Stranger Within" is sort of a "Rosemary's Baby" knockoff with a few tweaks here and there. The big surprise to us viewers is that sweet, cute Barbara Eden CAN look terrifying (check out some of the faces that she makes). The movie itself was mostly what I expected.

Now here's something else. This marks the second time that an "I Dream of Jeannie" cast member has had a brush with a mysterious pregnancy in a movie. Emmaline Henry, who played Amanda Bellows on the show, played a supporting role in "Rosemary's Baby". In fact, the men on the show also appeared in apocalyptic movies: Larry Hagman (Maj. Nelson) co-starred in "Fail-Safe" (a weaker version of "Dr. Strangelove"), and Hayden Rorke (Dr. Bellows) co-starred in "When Worlds Collide" (about an object on a collision course with Earth).

So, it's not a great movie, but I liked it.


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