Born to be Bad

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Born to Be Bad ★★½ 1950

Fontaine, an opportunistic woman who was b-b-born to be b-b-bad, attempts to steal a wealthy business man away from his wife while carrying on an affair with a novelist. Ray's direction (he's best known for “Rebel Without a Cause,” filmed five years later) prevents the film from succumbing to standard Hollywood formula. 93m/B VHS . Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott, Joan Leslie, Mel Ferrer; D: Nicholas Ray.