Washington Masquerade

  • 1932
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

"Melodrama" isn't a strong enough word to describe WASHINGTON MASQUERADE. Barrymore stars as a widowed senator who marries the conniving Morley, a beautiful bombshell of a lobbyist. She does her lobbying in the bedroom, however, and convinces her husband to take a bribe and pass a water rights bill. He is found out, confesses to the corruption and ends...read more

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"Melodrama" isn't a strong enough word to describe WASHINGTON MASQUERADE. Barrymore stars as a widowed senator who marries the conniving Morley, a beautiful bombshell of a lobbyist. She does her lobbying in the bedroom, however, and convinces her husband to take a bribe and pass a water

rights bill. He is found out, confesses to the corruption and ends up dying because of the scandal. Lionel did well in the part, as he had appeared in the stage version on Broadway in 1921.

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  • Review: "Melodrama" isn't a strong enough word to describe WASHINGTON MASQUERADE. Barrymore stars as a widowed senator who marries the conniving Morley, a beautiful bombshell of a lobbyist. She does her lobbying in the bedroom, however, and convinces her husband t… (more)

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