Movie trailer for the 1956 horror film The Bad Seed starring Nancy Kelly, William Hopper, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart and Evelyn Varden. It tells the story of Christine Penmark, a housewife who suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer. This film was nominated for four Academy Awards. They were for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Nancy Kelly), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Eileen Heckart and Patty McCormack, separately) and Best Cinematography, Black-and-White. The movie was released on September 12, 1956.