The Birth of a Baby

The Birth of a Baby (1938)

The greatest event of your life! Before your very eyes.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1938-05-14
  • Runtime: 1h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: American Committee on Maternal Welfare Inc.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Al Christie


Mrs. Burgess explains menstruation to her teen-aged daughter by showing her diagrams in a medical book. Her daughter-in-law Mary then tells Mrs. Burgess that she wishes that she, too, knew more about her body. She also reveals that she may be expecting a baby and is apprehensive about her safety and the changes that a new baby will bring to her life.

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  • Eleanore King

    as Mary Burgess
  • Dick Gordon

    as Dr. Wilson (as Richard Gordon)
  • Ruth Matteson

    as Julia Norton
  • Josephine Dunn

    as Mrs. Bromley
  • William Post Jr.

    as John Burgess
  • Frederica Going

    as Mrs. Perry
  • Helen Hawley

    as Mrs. Burgess
  • Kathleen Comegys

    as Mrs. Wilson
  • Robert Ober

    as Mr. Case
  • Edith Gresham

    as Mrs. Case
  • Walter Gilbert

    as Mr. Perry
Directing Al Christie Director
Writing Arthur L. Jarrett Writer
Writing Burk Symon Writer
Production Jack H. Skirball Producer
Crew George Webber Cinematography
Editing Sam Citron Editor