The Bad Seed (1956)

Bad Seed
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 9mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Horror
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Maxwell Anderson Play as Source Material ("The Bad Seed") 120972 4000003
William March Source Material (from novel) n/a 120793 4000002
John Lee Mahin Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Mervyn LeRoy Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mel Mellar Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Harold Rosson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Moss Mabry Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Alex North Music n/a 120781 8000001
Warren Low Editor n/a 172 7000001
Mervyn LeRoy Director n/a 2 2000001
Frank Cady Actor Mr Daigle 1 1000011
Evelyn Varden Actor Monica 1 1000005
Eileen Heckart Actor Mrs Daigle 1 1000004
Henry Jones Actor LeRoy 1 1000003
Patty McCormack Actor Rhoda 1 1000002
William Hopper Actor Colonel Kenneth Penmark 1 1000006
Paul Fix Actor Bravo 1 1000007
Joan Croydon Actor Miss Fern 1 1000010
Gage Clarke Actor Tasker 1 1000009
Jesse White Actor Emory 1 1000008
Nancy Kelly Actor Christine 1 1000001
An eight year old girl--a quintessenial psychopath--kills a schoolmate, an old woman, an apartment janitor and prompts the suicide of her dispairing mother before fate intervenes bringing this "bad seed" to her own premature finish.