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The Bad Seed (1956)

NR 129 min - Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller - 12 September 1956
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Young Rhoda Penmark is sweet, smart … and inherently evil! After a school chum dies during a picnic, no one suspects Rhoda, except the janitor of her apartment building. But when Rhoda's mother finds out that her own mother was a cold-blooded killer, she begins to suspect Rhoda might be the victim of some faulty genetics.

Director:  Mervyn LeRoy
Stars:  Patty McCormack, Eileen Heckart, Henry Jones, Nancy Kelly, Evelyn Varden, William Hopper, Paul Fix, Jesse White, Gage Clarke, Joan Croydon, Frank Cady, Frances Bavier, Shelley Fabares, Patricia Morrow

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Storyline

Young Rhoda Penmark is sweet, smart … and inherently evil! After a school chum dies during a picnic, no one suspects Rhoda, except the janitor of her apartment building. But when Rhoda's mother finds out that her own mother was a cold-blooded killer, she begins to suspect Rhoda might be the victim of some faulty genetics.


Collections: 1950s, Mervyn LeRoy

Tagline: A WOMAN'S SHAME...Out in the Open!

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Language:  English
Release Date:  12 September 1956

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 09 min

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