Born to Be Bad
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Born to Be Bad
Sugary sweet Loretta Young does an uncharacteristic about-face in 20th Century Productions' Born to be Bad. Young is cast as Letty Strong, an unwed teenaged mother who tricks happily married dairy farmer Malcolm Traver (Cary Grant) into adopting her baby. She later uses all her feminine wiles to steal Traver away from his mousy little wife Alyce (Marion Burns). Bad though Letty is, however, she's still portrayed by Loretta Young, so a last-minute redemption is inevitable. Juvenile radio actor Jackie Kelk plays Letty's obnoxious child, who (somewhat amusingly) turns out to be a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Even by standards of Depression melodramas, this banal woman's picture, about a single mom forced to give up her son to guardian parents, further suffers from a weak perfromance by Cary Grant and unconvincing one from Loretta Young."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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