The Bad Seed 1956

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The Bad Seed ★★½ 1956

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight-year-old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill. Based on Maxwell Anderson's powerful Broadway stage play. 129m/B VHS, DVD . Patty McCormack, Nancy Kelly, Eileen Heckart, Henry Jones, Evelyn Varden, Paul Fix, Jesse White, Gage Clark, Joan Croyden, Frank Cady, William Hopper; D: Mervyn LeRoy; W: John Lee Mahin; C: Harold Rosson; M: Alex North. Golden Globes '57: Support. Actress (Heckart).