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The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)

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Release Date: Aug 28, 1936 Wide

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The Gorgeous Hussy purports to be based on the life of Margaret "Peggy" O'Neill, the controversial wife of early 19th-century politician John Eaton, who served as cabinet minister during the Andrew Jackson presidency. Snubbed by the Washington elite because of her questionable background as a tavernkeeper's daughter, "Pothouse Peg" is championed by her longtime friend Jackson, who chooses to ignore the gossip-mongers and the scandal-provokers of the era. He even stands by Peggy's side when one

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This MGM fictionalized historical drama tries but doesn't always succeed to be a good star vehicle for Joan Crawford (as Peggy Eaton) as well as a biopic of President Andrew Jackson.

January 19, 2011 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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The basic story isn't the problem and could make an interesting film but this ain't it! Joan is completely wrong in a period piece far to contemporary in action and deed, she takes the rest of the cast down with her.
March 9, 2008
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