The Bad Seed (DVD)

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    The plot of William March's successful novel was tailor made for Hollywood. Combined with beautiful black-and-white photography and fabulous performances, THE BAD SEED is one of the eeriest films of the 20th century. The scientifically dubious theory behind the title is that an evil disposition can be an inherited trait. Patty McCormack plays Rhoda Penmark, a seemingly sweet, beautiful, smart grade school girl who is in attendance at a school picnic in which a classmate dies. No one suspects that the accident was the result of murder except for Rhoda's apartment building janitor, a simpleton named LeRoy (Henry Jones). But when Rhoda's mother, Christine Penmark (Nancy Kelly), finds out that her real mother is a cold-blooded killer, she begins to suspect her own daughter. Her fears of what Rhoda might do conflict with her protective instincts as a mother, forcing Christina to make terrible decisions--decisions that themselves might be too late.


    UPC 085393352424
    Studio Warner Brothers
    Format DVD
    Genre Drama
    Rating Not Rated
    Dimensions 5.75" x 0.53" x 7.75" WxHxD
    Weight 0.25 lbs
    Stars Evelyn Varden, Paul Fix, Nancy Kelly, Eileen Heckart, Jesse White, Patty McCormack, William Hopper, Henry Jones
    Directors Mervyn LeRoy

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    • Control your temper or else

      Love this movie from childhood. It made me want to be good

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    • The Bad Seed

      Rented the movie from library & enjoyed it so much that I sought to buy it for myself & a friend. Loved that black & white movie. Good without seeing a lot of violence & profanity.

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    • The Bad Seed

      Highly Recommended ! Great Acting,My children and grandchildren as well seemed to enjoy this old classic.

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    • The Bad Seed

      Awesome movie! A must see with a lot of great twists.

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    • The Bad Seed

      I am happy to have found an old favorite at Overstock at a much better price than I had seen elsewhere. My shopping experience has been a good one and I will definitely shop Overstock in the future.Thank you

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    • They just don't make movies like this anymore. This movie is a classic by all means, it's up other classic movies such as "the birds"

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