Tag Archives: Ruth Gordon
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969) Lee H. Katzin, Bernard Girard, Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Trouble with Spies (1987) Burt Kennedy, Donald Sutherland, Ned Beatty, Ruth Gordon, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Horrifying and darkly comic, Rosemary’s Baby was Roman Polanski’s Hollywood debut. This wildly entertaining nightmare, faithfully adapted from Ira Levin’s best seller, stars a revelatory Mia Farrow as a young mother-to-be who grows increasingly suspicious that her overfriendly elderly neighbors (played by Sidney Blackmer and an Oscar-winning Ruth Gordon) and self-involved husband (John Cassavetes) are hatching a satanic plot against her and her baby. In the decades of occult cinema that Polanski’s ungodly masterpiece has spawned, it has never been outdone for sheer psychological terror.