In this episode of Adapt or Perish, we look at Rhoda Penmark, one of the OG creepy murder kids, in The Bad Seed!
For this episode, we read and watched:
- William March’s original 1954 novel. Read it on iBooks or Amazon.
- The 1956 theatrical movie, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, written by John Lee Mahin, and starring Nancy Kelly and Patty McCormack. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- The 1985 TV movie, directed by Paul Wendkos, written by George Eckstein, and starring Blair Brown, Carrie Wells, Lynn Redgrave, David Ogden Stiers, and David Carradine.
- The 2018 Lifetime original movie, directed by Rob Lowe, written by Barbara Marshall, and starring Lowe, Mckenna Grace, Cara Buono, and Patty McCormack.
- Maxwell Anderson’s 1954 stage adaptation of The Bad Seed
- Lionel Shriver’s novel We Need to Talk About Kevin and the 2011 movie version directed by Lynne Ramsay
- “Sincerely, Raymond Holt”
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