The Gorgeous Hussy

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical, Political

Joan Crawford is quite miscast in this film's title role, though there's no questioning that she was gorgeous and that there was no one hussier. Surrounded by several leading men (Stewart, Tone, Barrymore, Douglas, and Taylor), Crawford plays the daughter of an innkeeper in 1830s Washington, DC, and looks terrific in her first costume role, strutting and...read more

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The wife of a Naval officer makes great sacrifices for her friend Andrew Jackson and the country, despite her modest background as an innkeeper's daughter being an issue for some members of Washington's elite.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Joan Crawford is quite miscast in this film's title role, though there's no questioning that she was gorgeous and that there was no one hussier. Surrounded by several leading men (Stewart, Tone, Barrymore, Douglas, and Taylor), Crawford plays the daughter… (more)

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