A lavishly appointed nineteenth century costumer in which Joan Crawford, as glamorous as she ever was, inveigles her way into a position of high influence in the White House of childhood friend Andrew Jackson (Barrymore, who steals the picture) - so much so that the President sacks his entire cabinet when rumours start to circulate. Crawford's role was based on the real Peggy Eaton, but it was Beulah Bondi, playing Jackson's bona fide wife, who came out of the film with an Oscar nomination.
The Gorgeous Hussy
Cast and crew
|Screenwriter:||Ainsworth Morgan, Stephen Morehouse Avery|