The Bad Seed Script

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Director:Mervyn LeRoy
Written by:John Lee Mahin (Screenplay), Maxwell Anderson (Theatre Play), William March (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark and his wife, Christine, dote on their daughter, Rhoda -- as does their lonely landlady, Monica Breedlove. But self-centered Rhoda has a secret tendency for selfishness and loves to accumulate gifts, whether given or stolen, in her room. Christine keeps her knowledge of her daughter's darker side to herself, but when a schoolmate of Rhoda's dies mysteriously, her self-deception unravels.