Born to Be Bad(Movie, 1934)

1h 2min | Genres: Romance / Love, Drama
Born to Be BadRating: 3.2/5 (with 5 votes)
Born to Be Bad is a 1934 American pre-Code drama film directed by Lowell Sherman, and starring Loretta Young and Cary Grant. This film was rejected by the Hays Office twice before it was finally approved. Young's character, an unwed mother who entertains wholesale buyers to secure contracts for her friend, had to be re-written and re-filmed, so that her occupation is only hinted at. Zanuck had to cut as much as possible shots of Young in her underwear and of exposed legs to the hips. The box-office return was poor, with a loss of $50,000. ()
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About Born to Be Bad

Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her child to lie, steal, cheat and anything else he'll need to be street smart.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Romanian (RO), Ukrainian (UK)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/18/1934
Director: Lowell Sherman
Screenwriter: Ralph Graves
Director of Photography: Bernard McGill
Composer: Alfred Newman
Keywords: pre-code
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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