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    Monday Night Movie: The Bad Seed

    When:
    February 10th
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    Time:
    7:00pm
    Past Event
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    Where:
    Historic Asolo Theater

    Starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack

    Warner Brothers; Directed by Mervyn Leroy

    Black and White; Not Rated; 129 minutes; 1956

    Maxwell Anderson's stage play, The Bad Seed, stunned and shocked Broadway audiences with its frighteningly real portrait of an eight-year-old murderess. So strong was the impact of the play that the making of the screen version was almost devoid of normal studio publicity and a synopsis of the film's story omitted the film's conclusion. Despite all these antics (including an "happy-ending" epilogue), the film of THE BAD SEED retains all the strength and brilliance of the original play and contains an originality in technique and performance that give it true classic stature.




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