On Wed, 20 Jul 1994, Susan C Courtney wrote: > Ed, > > If you haven't already, you might want to check out Carol Clover's > chapter on the possession film (Ch. 2, "Opening Up") in _Men, Women and > Chainsaws_, where she discusses The Exorcist and other films. Also, > Vivian Sobchack's "Child/Alien/Father: Patriarchal Crisis and Generic > Exchange" in Camera Obscura 15 (1986) might be useful. > > Additional films that come to mind: Audrey Rose (1977), The Godsend > (Britain, 1979), and, saving the best for last, It's Alive (1974) about > the attack of the killer newborn, and that film's demon spawn, It Lives > Again (78) and Island of the Alive (86). > > have fun! > > Susan Courtney > I'm just wondering if _It's Alive_ or one of its sequels was the movie I saw in part on TV years ago. I just remember something about killer babies and a scene in a pool in which a baby or babies was/were attacking some guy (excuse the technical language here :->) and the baby/ies had such silly evil expressions and the poor actor was trying so hard and unsuccessfully to make it believable, it was hysterical!