The Gorgeous Hussy Poster

Release Date: 1936

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Barkeeper's daughter Peggy O'Neal (Joan Crawford), a close friend of U.S. President Andrew Jackson (Lionel Barrymore), becomes one of the politician's most trusted advisers in the wake of his wife's death, to the great dismay of both the cabinet and the cream of Washington society. As Peggy deals with vicious insults and rumors, she fights to keep the mounting opposition to her presence from destroying the special friendship she has developed with Jackson.

Cast: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Melvyn Douglas, James Stewart, Alison Skipworth, Louis Calhern

Director: Clarence Brown

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Rivalry, Love, Spirited, Best friend, Sacrifice


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