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Sharon's Baby (1975)

I Don't Want to Be Born (original title)
R | | Horror | May 1975 (UK)
A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange ... See full summary »

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Lucy Carlesi
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Sister Albana
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Gino Carlesi
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Dr. Finch
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Mandy Gregory
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Mrs. Hyde
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Tommy Morris
Janet Key ...
Jill Fletcher
George Claydon ...
Hercules
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Stanley Lebor ...
Police Sergeant
Judy Buxton ...
Sheila
Andy Secombe ...
Delivery Boy (as Andrew Secombe)
Susan Richards ...
Old Lady
Phyllis MacMahon ...
Nun (as Phyllis McMahon)
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A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in pram at the scene... Written by Niz

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This was Ralph Bates's first non-Hammer film. See more »

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[first lines]
1st Nurse: What's wrong, sir?
Dr. Finch: This one doesn't want to be born.
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Should Have Been Aborted At Script Stage
28 October 2004 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

I DON'T WANT TO BE BORN stars Joan Collins so right away you've got a problem since Joan Collins is unable to play any character that isn't Joan Collins . A lamb to the slaughter ? Mutton dressed as lamb more like as the whole film seems to have been produced so that Joanie can appear in a scene dressed in her underwear . Actually she was 42 when this was produced and she's amazingly attractive for her age , unfortunately that's not a good enough reason for making this movie .

Caroline Munroe also appears in a supporting role but that's still not a good enough reason to make this movie . If the producer wanted to meet some fit woman perhaps he should have gone to the local disco ? You think I'm kidding about the producer's motivation ? I'm not because this is one of the most totally inept British movies from the 1970s . The script is abysmal with a vigilante nun and sundry other characters screaming " He's tha DEV-ILL " at every opportunity , some really crap acting with Ralph Bates playing an Italian with a Yiddish accent , and some dire directing with a dwarf lying in a pram . The worst aspect has got to be the editing especially the scene where a character hits their head on some rocks . Or at least I think that's what happened since the editing leaves us none the wiser .

Oh and I wish to correct what some people have claimed in their suggestions that this rips off THE OMEN or ROSEMARY'S BABY - It doesn't , it's more like a precursor to BASKET CASE . And it stars Joan Collins


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