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Born to Be Bad (1950)

Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir | 15 July 1950 (USA)
Christabel fools everyone with her sweet exterior including her cousin Donna and Donna's wealthy fiancée Curtis. The only one who sees through her facade is Nick, a rugged writer who loves ... See full summary »

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Curtis
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Donna
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Gobby
Harold Vermilyea ...
John Caine
Virginia Farmer ...
Aunt Clara
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Mrs. Bolton
Dick Ryan ...
Arthur
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Mrs. Worthington
Joy Hallward ...
Mrs. Porter
Hazel Boyne ...
Committee Woman
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Jewelry Salesman
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The Lawyer
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Christabel fools everyone with her sweet exterior including her cousin Donna and Donna's wealthy fiancée Curtis. The only one who sees through her facade is Nick, a rugged writer who loves her anyway. Christabel also loves Nick, but she loves Curtis' money more. After convincing Curtis that Donna is only interested in him for his money, she tricks Curtis into marrying her. Of course, she still dallies with Nick on the side. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Baby-faced Savage in a jungle of intrigue! See more »

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Drama | Film-Noir

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15 July 1950 (USA)  »

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All Kneeling  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Quotes

Nick Bradley: You love only one person in the world Christabel, and it's the love of a lifetime.
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Connections

Spoofed in The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #7.13 (1973) See more »

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Joan as a Bad Girl - What a Ride!
20 October 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This is a good, sexy movie because of Joan Fontaine and her two beaus, leading actors: Zachary Scott and Robert Ryan. Robert Ryan matches Joan Fontaine with zest and sexy talk. It's fun to watch! To make a sexy movie all you have to do is imply and not show anything. This movie delivers! Women will love this movie as a late Saturday night movie.


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