Sunday, July 29, 2007

Film Breakdown - Horror - Rosemary's Baby (1968)


1. 2:01 - Opening credits and establishing shots of NYC and Central Park. Ends: 0:02:01

2. 0:25 - A young couple, a man called Guy (John Cassavetes) and a woman Rosemary (Mia Farrow), are greeted by a landlord outside an older building near Central Park. It’s a beautiful sunny day and the couple look excited. The landlord makes idle chit-chat and the woman reveals her husband to be an actor. Ends: 0:02:26


3. 4:16 - Inside the building, the trio make their way up to the 7th floor. The building has an old, gothic charm to it. A uniformed man operates the elevator. The landlord asks if they have children and the couple tells him no but they plan to do so; he tells the couple the apartment’s old tenant recently passed away peacefully in the Hospital. They all walk through the spacious apartment and take a look around... the old lady’s possessions are still as she left them. A very large piece of furniture blocks a closet door and the landlord is perplexed... the two men maneuver the furniture out of the way and the inside of the closet is inspected: nothing much to see inside. Ends: 0:06:42

4. 0:17 - Outside a while later, the couple discusses the spacious apartment. Though bigger than anything else they’ve seen so-far, it is more expensive. Guy seems somewhat reluctant but promises his wife that they’ll get it if they can get out of their existing lease. Rosemary is very excited. Ends: 0:7:01

5. 1:32 - The couple’s existing landlord “Hutch” (Sidney Blackmer) is entertaining Guy & Rosemary and reveals (while making dinner) that he has given them a glowing reference. He tells them their new home’s building - The Branford - had a reputation at the turn of the century... two elderly sisters who were cannibals resided there, as did an older man who practiced witchcraft and was rumored to have conjured up the devil... a dead infant was found in the basement sometime during the ‘50s etc. Ends: 0:08:33

6. 3:06 - Guy and Rosemary are gradually moving in to their new apartment. An improvised dinner on the floor of their mostly empty living room is interrupted by the sound of their neighbor's voices coming through the wall. The couple try and ignore the sounds... later, they undress and make love. Guy wisecracks that he can hear the cannibalistic sisters chewing. Ends: 0:11:39


7. 0:57 - Series of shots - Workmen paint the couple’s apartment with a bright, cheerful new coat of paint. New wallpaper is hung in a sunny color. New carpet is unrolled. Rosemary hangs new curtains but interrupts her activity to watch a television commercial featuring her husband Guy. The apartment looks terrific & gone is the gloomy darkness of what it looked like under its former tenant. Guy comes home after work and is greeted by his happy wife. Ends: 0:12:36

8. 2:30 - In the basement laundry room, Rosemary meets a woman named Terry (Angela Dorian) who is staying as a guest of the Castevets, revealed to be Guy & Rosemary’s neighbors on the 7th floor. Ends: 0:15:06

9. 0:49 - Guy and Rosemary again overhear their next door neighbors talk; the sound travels easily through the wall that their apartments share. They again ignore the sounds and kiss on the bed... only to be interrupted again, this time by what sounds like chanting coming from next door. It sounds like quite a few people, certainly more than just the one elderly couple they know live next door. Ends: 0:15:55

10. 2:57 - Guy and Rosemary are strolling home one evening... when they arrive at their building, a small crowd of onlookers block the sidewalk. Police push the crowd back, away from the dead body of Terry Gionoffrio who lies splattered in a pool of blood. The Castevets arrive not long after and are given the bad news by the police that their guest Terry committed suicide by jumping out of the window. The Castevets meet Guy & Rosemary Woodhouse for the first time. Ends: 0:18:52


11. 1:11 - Rosemary drifts in & out of consciousness as she weaves images (Terry lying dead) and sounds (voice of her neighbor Mrs. Castevet) unintelligibly into her dream. Ends: 0:20:03

12. 4:21- Rosemary’s doorbell buzzes and Minnie Castevet (Ruth Gordon) stands outside. The neighbor is there simply to thank Rosemary for the nice things she said the other day about Terry. Minnie invites Rosemary & Guy to dinner. Later, Guy comes home & reveals he lost a part in a play to someone else... Rosemary commiserates and tells him they’re invited to dinner next door. They decide to accept the invitation. Ends: 0:24:24

13. 5:56 - Guy and Rosemary go next door for dinner. Roman Castevet (Sidney Blackmer) fixes them all a vodka blush and regales them with stories of all the places he’s been. Roman talks about the rituals of organized religion and of Guy’s acting career. Later, Rosemary & Ruth wash dishes while the men smoke in the living room. Once back in their own apartment, Guy & Rosemary joke about their neighbor’s idiosyncrasies. It seems Guy is committed to going back to meet up with Roman the following night. Rosemary won’t accompany him. Ends: 0:30:20

14. - The following night, Rosemary is relaxing alone with a book and some calming music when the doorbell rings. Unfortunately it is Minnie who is there to introduce her friend Laura-Louise... they pretty much invite themselves into Rosemary’s apartment and settle down to do some knitting and keep Rosemary company. Minnie and Roman give Rosemary a present of a very old pendant (300 years old apparently) which Rosemary previously saw worn by Terry. The smelly herbal contents are something Minnie calls Tannis Root (for good luck). Ends: 0:32:43


15. 2:41 - Guy returns after his get together with Roman next door. He says he had a nice time, listening to old stories. Rosemary shows her husband the old pendant she was given and decides to put it away in a drawer... Guy’s opinion is that if she accepted it, she should wear it as intended. Guy receives a phone call - we only hear his side of the conversation but he responds that the news he’s hearing is “just awful”... Rosemary’s curiosity is piqued... once he hangs up, Guy reveals that he’s now got the part because the original actor who accepted the role in a play suddenly went blind for some unknown reason. Ends: 0:35:24

16. 1:00 - Rosemary is updating her old landlord “Hutch” about their news... Guy’s fortunes have changed and his employment prospects are now considerably improved. It is pretty obvious that Rosemary is upset because Guy is preoccupied with his career. Ends: 0:36:24

17. 5:53 - Rosemary comes home to freshly cut roses throughout the house - they’re from Guy to apologize for his being so self-centered lately. He wants to focus back on her and announces that they should start a family asap. Later they start a fire, play some light music and are eating a candle-lit meal together when the doorbell buzzes. Guy goes to answer the door and Rosemary hears it’s their next door neighbors... she prays that Guy won’t let them in and is gratified to hear that they’ve just stopped by to provide the couple with some homemade dessert. They both eat their desserts but Rosemary complains of there being a chalky under-taste and quickly abandons it. Her husband guilts her into finishing the dessert on the pretext of there being no after-taste whatsoever. She distracts him and discards her dessert into a napkin without his seeing it. Later, as she disposes of it in the trash, she experiences a dizzy spell. Guy carries her to bed. Ends: 0:42:17

18. 6:08 - Rosemary lies in bed and has a strange dream. She’s lying on her mattress and it is floating on the open sea in the bright sunshine. She’s very sleepy but tells Guy they have to make a baby. He jokes that they’ll do so tomorrow and for her to get some rest... her husband undresses her to make her more comfortable. She drifts into and out of consciousness, peppering her dreams with people we’ve already met (eg. Hutch) and complete strangers we don’t know. She dreams she’s naked on a simple cot and surrounded by ornate artwork painted on the ceiling... she walks naked on a boat and is told to make her way downstairs, where a bed lies in the centre of a large empty room. Once she lies on the bare mattress, Rosemary suddenly finds herself surrounded by a large gathering of naked people in the shadows... many of them she recognizes as the other tenants in her building. Her naked body is painted by Roman, her next door neighbor while the others chant quietly in the darkness. Rosemary’s legs are bound to the corners of the bed. A scaly pair of arms emerge from the darkness and caress her painted torso. Rosemary drifts in & out of consciousness but at one point awakens to see a frightening set of eyes hover close to her - she is being ravaged by some form of beast and in a panic, begins to protest... the others surrounding her subdue her as we fade to black. Ends: 0:48:25

19. 0:32 - In the morning, Rosemary awakens from a long sleep to find her body covered in scratches. Guy reveals they were both drunk and had sex, though he has since cut his fingernails (to explain away the scratches). Ends: 0:49:57


20. 0:36 - Series of shots - Rosemary sits at her kitchen table. She breathes in the NYC air standing by her open apartment window. She showers. She returns the dessert containers to Minnie next door who admits she probably put in too much cream of coca into the dessert... she asks if Rosemary would get her six eggs if she happens to be going grocery shopping. Everything is just as before. Ends: 0:50:33

21. 1:09 - Guy practices walking on crutches in their apartment (for his role in his play). Rosemary confronts Guy with the accusation that he hasn’t been looking at her; he denies it. Later over breakfast, Guy catches Rosemary looking at a calendar and he confirms to her that her period should’ve come due on Friday; she speculates that it’ll likely come that night. Ends: 51:42

22. 0:46 - Rosemary is having her blood pressure taken at a doctor’s office; she asks when she’ll know (presumably she’s asking about her pregnancy). Dr. Hill (Charles Grodin) tells her he’ll know more once he’s examined her. A nurse takes a sample of her blood while Rosemary chit-chats with the doctor. Ends: 0:52:28

23. 1:10 - Rosemary phone rings and she hears Dr. Hill offer his congratulations. The baby is due June 28th and he asks that she take vitamin pills. Furthermore, he needs her to come back and give more blood - apparently the nurse didn’t take enough the last time but confirms again that she is pregnant. She promises to stop by on Monday (Nov 1, 1965) to give more blood. Ends: 0:53:38

24. 3:30 - Guy returns home after work and Rosemary stands by the door to give him the news. Guy is happy and Rosemary wants a new beginning in their openness towards each other... Guy confirms he’s been self-centred again with his work and pledges to do better. Guy wants to run next door and tell Minnie & Roman their good news... Rosemary agrees and gives her blessing (although somewhat reluctantly, we see). Once he’s gone, Rosemary contemplates her situation alone when the door suddenly bursts open and Minnie & Roman enter carrying celebratory wine. While they’re fixing drinks, the Castevets recommend a friend of theirs, an obstetrician (“the best in NYC”) named Abe Sapirstein who delivers all the society babies... Guy offers to talk to Dr. Hill so there won’t be any hard feelings. Rosemary agrees and Minnie immediately calls this Sapirstein at home and makes an appointment for Rosemary and her baby. Ends: 0:57:08

25. 0:54 - Nighttime finds Rosemary and Guy in bed. Rosemary can’t sleep and she gets up and finds the tannis root pendant she put away... she now puts it back around her neck for good luck. Ends: 0:58:02

26. 0:34 - Dr. Abraham Sapirstein (Ralph Bellamy) is consulting Rosemary and asks her not to read books related to her pregnancy. He tells Rosemary not to talk to her friends either (“no two pregnancies are alike”) and to not take any pills... he’ll ask Minnie to fix Rosemary a daily herbal drink which will be richer in vitamins than any over-the-counter pills. Ends: 0:58:36

27. 0:25 - Minnie fixes Rosemary a milky-looking drink of fresh herbs from her garden. Ends: 0:59:01

28. 0:44 - Guy is practicing for his role in the play... he reads from a script laying open on his living room floor and he hobbles around in crutches. Rosemary comes home and he’s shocked to see she has severely cut her hair; she seems to like what the Vidal Sassoon salon has done for her. Rosemary reveals to Guy that she’s experiencing a sharp pain in her abdomen (since Monday). Ends: 0:59:45

29. 0:20 - Sapirstein reassures Rosemary that what she’s experiencing is completely natural. She reveals that she’s been reading books about pregnancy and he asks that she throw it away. Ends: 1:00:05

30. 0:58 - Rosemary walks away from a scrabble game she’s having with Guy. In her bedroom, her body language and the violin soundtrack show us she’s experiencing a distressing bout of debilitating pain. She returns to Guy and tells him she looks awful. He tells her she looks great, it’s the haircut that looks awful. Ends: 1:01:03

31. 0:33 - Rosemary is alone in the kitchen. She takes a knife & fork to a raw piece of meat and begins devouring it after but a few seconds of making a half-hearted attempt to cook it in a frying pan. She sits at the kitchen table and eats while writing inside what look like Christmas cards piled up in front of her. Ends: 1:01:36

32. 6:18 - Rosemary’s former landlord Hutch comes to visit her and is visibly shocked by her appearance. Rosemary assumes it’s the haircut, since this is what Guy told her. Hutch tells her she looks terrible but Rosemary calms him by revealing that she’s pregnant. He doesn’t believe her because pregnant women gain weight, not lose it. Hutch knows of Sapirstein. As he’s visiting, the doorbell rings and Rosemary admits Roman to her apartment... he meets Hutch. Rosemary notices that Roman’s ears are pierced. Roman only stays a few moments but is there to witness Hutch’s skepticism about Rosemary’s treatment. Once they’re alone, Rosemary confides to Hutch that her next door neighbors are nosy, but Guy is quite taken with them. Guy returns home early just as Hutch is leaving. As he’s preparing to leave, Hutch finds one of his gloves is missing... it cannot be found and so he leaves without it. Rosemary tells Guy that Hutch thought she looked terrible and he reassures her that it’s untrue. Guy then leaves the apartment on the pretext of buying a newspaper. Ends: 1:07:54

33. 2:00 - Rosemary reads in bed while Guy watches television. The phone rings and Guy brings Rosemary the telephone... it’s Hutch and he wants to speak to her. Seems that Hutch wants to tell her something (not over the phone) and they arrange to meet for lunch the next morning at 11 am. After she hangs up, Guy wants to know who it was, what he wanted and then where they’re meeting tomorrow. Once Rosemary has relayed all that information, Guy says he wants to go out and buy ice-cream. Ends: 1:09:54

34. 0:12 - Rosemary buzzes Minnie’s front door and tells her she’s going out and won’t be there later to have her daily herbal drink. Minnie feigns indifference and tells her to buzz her when she gets back and they’ll do it then. Ends: 1:10:06

35. 3:01 - A street Santa rings his bell out on the street... Christmas is almost upon them. Rosemary stands outside, dressed in a warm coast and waiting for Hutch. She’s in pain but forces those feelings aside. Later, a man waves in her direction and as she gets up to meet him, it turns out it isn’t Hutch but someone who looks like him meeting up with someone else beside Rosemary. After more waiting around in vain, Rosemary makes her way to a pay phone and dials a number. The voice at the other end tells Rosemary that Hutch was taken ill that morning and is in a coma at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Rosemary walks away, deep in thought after her phone call. She catches sight of herself in a shop window and is alarmed by the distressing image of the image she sees... she looks malnourished and her eyes are sunken into her skull, her unhealthy pallor etc. Just as all this is sinking-in, Minnie appears as if by accident and offers to take Rosemary home. Ends: 1:13:07

36. 0:58 - Rosemary sits in front of a muted television set, bent over in what appears to be pain and/or nausea. Later, she sits by Sapirstein at a party next door; he reassures Rosemary that it’ll stop any day now. They’re all given drinks to see in the New Year which is seconds away. It is now 1966. Ends: 1:14:05

37. 0:30 - Another day. Rosemary stands alone in her kitchen and eats what looks like raw chicken liver straight from a tray. She seems content to do so until she sees her image in the reflection of the toaster on the counter. We next see her retching into the kitchen sink. Ends: 1:14:35

38. 1:21 - A determined Rosemary sits at her kitchen table and plans a big party a week or so away. Guy isn’t keen but Rosemary insists all her old young friends will be there; Minnie and Roman are not invited. A special party - you have to be under 60 to get in. Ends: 1:15:56

39. 1:00 - Minnie is curious about Rosemary’s kitchen preparations. Rosemary tells her about her upcoming party and Minnie tries hard to have herself invited. However, Rosemary is insistent she can manage without her help. Minnie then impatiently tries to hurry Rosemary’s consumption of her daily herbal drink but Rosemary tells her she wants to drink it later. She shoos Minnie out of her kitchen and once alone, throws Minnie’s drink down the sink. Ends: 1:16:56

40. 3:12 - Rosemary’s party is in full swing. All her old young friends are there & happy about her upcoming pregnancy. Rosemary feels unwell and we next see her in the kitchen surrounded by her female friends; she crying from the pain. She reveals to her friends that the pain started in November and they are shocked at her admission. They pressure her into seeing another doctor for a second opinion. Ends: 1:20:08

41. 2:57 - Once everyone has left, amongst the detritus of the party, Guy considers Rosemary’s news that she’s going to see Dr. Hill on Monday morning. Amidst their heated arguments about seeing anyone but Dr. Sapirstein, Rosemary’s pain suddenly disappears. Rosemary is ecstatic because the pain has gone and she feels her baby kicking. She encourages Guy to feel her abdomen but he’s too nervous to do so. Ends: 1:23:05

42. 0:35 - Montage - the apartment is decorated further. The wall of what looks like the future nursery is professionally wallpapered. Minnie and Rosemary watch. Rosemary accepts the herbal drink from Minnie and drinks enthusiastically. Baby furniture is moved into the room. A bulging Rosemary directs two workmen on where to put the baby’s cot. Baby clothing is unpacked. Ends: 1:23:40

43. 1:10 - Rosemary prepares a small suitcase of her belongings to use in the event of a hasty trip to the hospital. Guy finds it amusing, since the event is still three weeks away. The phone rings and Rosemary answers... Hutch is dead. She feels awful because all of this time she didn’t even think of him. Ends: 1:24:50

44. 1:20 - A taxi takes Rosemary to a cemetery where mourners are leaving Hutch’s graveside. Grace Cardiff - with whom Rosemary has spoken on the phone numerous times - is there and hands Rosemary a package she didn’t want to mail (as she figured she’d see Rosemary at the funeral anyway). Grace also reveals that Hutch was briefly conscious before the end and said to tell Rosemary that the name was an anagram. Ends: 1:26:10

45. 4:23 - Back home and alone, Rosemary opens her parcel from Hutch; it is a book. Before she can unwrap the parcel, the doorbell buzzes and it’s Minnie with Rosemary’s freshly prepared herbal drink. Minnie is inquisitive about Rosemary’s book but leaves without any further information from Rosemary about how it came into her possession. Rosemary uses a large kitchen knife to break the twine of the parcel. The book’s title is “All them Witches” and Rosemary reads at random intervals while flipping through it. She stops at a picture of someone called Adrian Marcato born in 1846. She recalls Hutch’s final words about the name being an anagram. Rosemary removes her scrabble board and forms the book’s title with scrabble letters... no luck in rearranging those into anything meaningful. Rosemary returns to the book, this time stopping at an earmarked page containing a photo where a captioned name of Steven is underlined. She arranges the scrabble letters to spell out Steven Marcato and rearranges them hesitantly to this time spell Roman Castevet. Ends: 1:30:33

46. 3:04 - Guy tries to enter his own home and finds the front door chained securely. He calls out for Rosemary who lets him in but won’t say anything else. He asks about the funeral and makes other chit-chat. Rosemary then confronts him at their bedroom door and asks him if he knows who Roman really is... she reveals him to be Adrian Marcato’s son. She shows Guy the book from Hutch... Guy flips through it and an argument ensues, especially after Rosemary tells him they’re going to move out. Guy makes her give him the unfinished book and he put it away in the bookshelf. Ends: 1:33:37

47. 1:13 - Dr. Sapirstein admits that it is fantastic... absolutely fantastic. He’s obviously referring to the story. Rosemary is there relaying that story and refuses to have anything more to do with the Castevets... Sapirstein agrees. He confides in Rosemary that Roman is terminally ill - has only about a month to live - and is planning a last trip away from NYC. Sapirstein reassures Rosemary that he’ll recommend that Roman leave immediately but asks that she not say anything for fear of embarrassing him before he leaves. Ends: 1:34:50

48. 0:52 - Minnie & Roman say their goodbyes to Rosemary outside their building. A taxi is hailed. Rosemary is looking tanned, healthy and radiant. Ends: 1:35:42

49. 0:26 - Back in their apartment, Rosemary searches for Hutch’s book but Guy reveals he threw it in the garbage. He didn’t want her getting herself upset any longer. He gives her the vitamin tables prescribed by Dr. Sapirstein. Ends: 1:36:08

50. 0:58 - Montage - In a daze, Rosemary recklessly crosses the street through street traffic. She takes the pendant from around her neck and discards it. She visits a bookstore and interacts with an employee. Later, having purchased a few new books on the subject of witchcraft, while riding in a taxi she reads a passage explaining how victims can be blinded or otherwise paralyzed and killed by members of a coven. Ends: 1:37:06

51. 0:13 - Back on her bed, Rosemary reads out loud how a spell can only be cast on a victim using one of their personal possessions. Ends: 1:37:19

52. 1:44 - Rosemary makes a phone call to Donald Baumgart (Tony Curtis), the actor whose sudden onset of blindness provided the opportunity for Guy to be given the part in the play. Rosemary asks if he’s better... and prods him about an item he’s missing. Donald reveals that Guy has his tie. Rosemary says her goodbye and hangs up the phone. Ends: 1:39:03

52. 0:32 - Montage - Rosemary races through the apartment. She puts her contact book into her handbag. She uncovers a stash of bills she hid under some clothing. She retrieves her pills. She adds the large witchcraft book to the contents of her hospital suitcase. She exits her apartment and uses the service elevator to leave the building. Ends: 1:39:35

53. 2:25 - Rosemary makes an unscheduled stop at Dr. Sapirstein’s office. It’s almost the end of the day but she’s told to sit & wait for him. While she sits in the waiting room, she chit-chats with another patient and reveals her baby is scheduled to be born on Tuesday. It is only days away. She reads a Time magazine whose cover asks “Is God Dead?”. The receptionist compliments Rosemary on her perfume... says it’s an improvement on her other. Rosemary tells her the other stuff she had was part of a good luck charm she no-longer has... the receptionist admits that she wished Dr. Sapirstein would do the same. He carries that same smell sometimes. Rosemary is in shock and feigns needing to talk to her husband downstairs... she flees the doctor’s office. Ends: 1:42:00


54. 4:20 - Rosemary makes her way to a public phone booth on a busy street. She calls Dr. Hill’s office and his answering service take her message... while she waits for Dr. Hill to call back, she pretends to be on the phone to avoid others wanting to use the phone. When he calls, she tells him part of her fantastic story. While she’s begging him for an immediate meeting, behind Rosemary a stranger waits with his back to the booth (ironic tension). Dr. Hill is obviously skeptical but arranges for them to meet at his office later. Rosemary hangs up. She’s momentarily frightened by the stranger standing outside, but he turns around and doesn’t recognize him now... he poses no threat. Ends: 1:46:20

55. 7:00 - Rosemary takes a cab to Dr. Hill’s clinic. Later, while inside his office she talks to him and reveals that Guy lied to him about their moving to Hollywood. They never left NYC. Dr. Hill says nothing while she relays the entire conspiracy. Rosemary believes Guy traded success in exchange for her baby which the witch’s coven would use in some manner. It looks like Dr. Hill is coming around to believing her, despite the fantastic nature of the story. He asks Rosemary if she wants to check into Mount Sinai Hospital that evening... she does and he tells her to get some rest while he makes the arrangements via phone. Rosemary rests and she whispers to her unborn baby. She dozes and dreams of happy reunions with family... she’s with her new baby outside in the open air & the bright sunshine. She wakes when Dr. Hill returns to her room... however, Dr. Hill is not alone. He has company, namely Rosemary’s husband Guy and Dr. Sapirstein. Rosemary is led out of Dr. Hill’s clinic and into a waiting car - she is told not to make a scene or she will be committed to a mental institution. Ends: 1:53:20

56. 0:28 - Sitting in the back of the car, with Guy on one side of her and Dr. Sapirstein on the other, Rosemary endures the trip back to the apartment in total silence. Ends: 1:53:28

57. 2:26 - Back at the entrance to their apartment building, Rosemary accidentally spills the contents of her purse. While Guy, Dr. Sapirstein and even the elevator guy pick up all the small contents, Rosemary slips away into the elevator and escapes up to her apartment. Flying past the 7th floor, Rosemary is forced to reverse the elevator’s ascent and jump down to the floor as close as she can get the elevator after some trial & error. She's almost at her door when she sees the lights of the service elevator reveal that it’s on its way up to her. She barely makes it into her apartment before her pursuers catch-up. She chains the door securely... they plead with her to let them into the apartment but she refuses. Rosemary finally manages to shut the door and dead-bolt it. Ends: 1:55:54

58. 2:06 - Rosemary goes through he contact book and find a phone number. She dials. While her back is turned and speaks on the phone, behind her we see people tiptoe across the room quietly. Rosemary turns around and there’s a group of people in her room. Guy comes in and tries to reason with her. Dr. Sapirstein enters with a visible syringe in his hand - just a mild sedative (he says). Rosemary hits Guy and tries to flee but five or six people grab her arms & legs and pin her to the bed while Sapirstein administers his injection to her exposed arm. Sapirstein determines that she’s in labor. Somewhat delusional from the sedative, Rosemary apologizes to her unborn child. We fade to black with her. Ends: 1:58:00

59. Rosemary awakens in her room. Guy is there to greet her. She asks if the baby is alright & Guy tells her he’s fine - it’s a boy. She falls back asleep. Later, she wakes up and Laura-Louise is there reading a Reader’s Digest with a magnifying glass... startled, Laura-Louise runs out the room and won’t answer any questions about Rosemary’s baby. She’s off to get Dr. Abe. Guy & Sapirstein return and tell Rosemary there were complications. The baby is dead. Rosemary begins yelling, accusing them both of lying. Sapirstein administers another sedative via injection. Ends: 2:00:38

60. 1:54 - Rosemary awakens to a meal by her bedside; she accepts a tablet with a glass of water from Guy. Guy reveals they’re close to some sort of Studio deal which would mean they move to California. Before he leaves, Rosemary asks to see his shoulder. She's looking for a “mark”. He complies but there is no kind of mark anywhere on his exposed chest and back. Ends: 2:02:32

61. 2:36 - Alone and watching television, Rosemary hears the cry of a baby from somewhere in her apartment or perhaps next door. She turns off the television to better hear the baby’s cries. Eventually a neighbor comes in with a meal and her medication. While distracted, Rosemary hides the tablet in between bricks close by the bed and pretends to have taken the medication with her water. Later, we know not how much later, we see hidden in between the bricks six or seven tablets. Ends: 2:05:08

62. 10:52 - Rosemary slips out of her room and makes her way to the closet. She removes towels, sheets and other items on the shelves. She removes the shelves themselves and walks clean through to the other side, out into Minnie & Roman Castavet’s apartment which she can see through a keyhole. Rosemary goes back out to her own kitchen and removes a large knife. Returning to the closet, she walks through to Roman’s apartment. She enters their hallway and observes the Satanic artwork on the walls. She explores several rooms which are empty or contain nothing of interest. Eventually she makes her way into the drawing room. Wielding her large kitchen knife, she spots the entire building’s occupants in the room, including Roman and Minnie who were supposed to be on vacation. Rosemary walks to a baby’s crib decked in black material... she slowly walks over with her knife extended outward, ready for anything. She pulls aside the lace and recoils in horror at what she sees (we do not). Rosemary looks around the room for help or for aid in comprehending what is happening... “what have you done to it?”... “what have you done to its eyes?”. Roman confirms the baby has his father’s eyes... Satan is his father, not Guy. The room full of people all hail Satan... Roman goes to Rosemary and recommends she be a mother to Adrian (her son)... Minnie and Laura-Louise are too old, it’s not right. Guy tries to comfort Rosemary but she spits in his face. Later, Rosemary walks over to the baby and seems to admire him. It looks as though she has taken Roman’s suggestion to heart. Ends: 2:16:00


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