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The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 February 1994 (USA)
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Married couples, unable to conceive, are thrilled to find they are going to become parents, thanks to a larger-than-life "miracle doctor" and his unusual treatments. However, joy soon turns... See full summary »

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Mary Bennett
Shanna Reed ...
Sue Castellano
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Nita
Geoffrey Bowes ...
Dr. Mason
James B. Douglas
Jesse Collins ...
Peter Fowler
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Jesse
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Bill Castellano
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Dr. Cecil Jacobson
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Damir Andrei ...
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Liza Balkan ...
Mrs. Black
David Blacker ...
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Marilyn Boyle ...
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Married couples, unable to conceive, are thrilled to find they are going to become parents, thanks to a larger-than-life "miracle doctor" and his unusual treatments. However, joy soon turns to outrage with the discovery the physician has taken bizarre and inconceivably unethical means to deceive his patients. In some case, the doctor deliberately misled couples into falsely believing they might have a chance to become pregnant when they could not. In others, the twisted physician actually served as a "secret donor," fathering countless children himself. Outraged by these shocking discoveries, one couple leads a seemingly impossible fight to keep hopeful families from being victimized again. Written by Anonymous

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George Dzundza Was Outstanding
5 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyed this film because of my interest in artificial insemination and this film portrayed a story that showed the good side of such a decision, but made the entire subject a bad thing, only because of a doctor who practiced sick ways of inseminating woman and I will not be able to go into great details, or I will reveal the facts of this story. Melissa Gilbert, (Mary Bennett) gave an outstanding performance as a woman who used the services of Dr. Cecil Jacobson, (George Dzundza), "Hack" TV Series and was able to conceive a nice baby boy. Shanna Reed,(Sue Castellano) gave a great supporting role and was able to tell Mary Bennett about the strange medical practices that Dr. Cecil Jacobson was doing to all his patients. There are always people who try to make money off of poor innocent people and who abuse their professional positions. Good Film for people interested in Artificial Insemination.


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