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The President's Lady

The President's Lady (1953)

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The President's Lady is an historical drama starring Charlton Heston as Andrew Jackson and Susan Hayward as his wife Rachel, Jackson marries Rachel after she divorces her unfaithful first husband (Whitfield Connor), with scandal resulting when the ex-husband refuses to finalize the divorce. Jackson climbs up the military and political ladder, but Rachel is never socially acceptable due to her "tainted" past. Nonetheless, Jackson stands staunchly beside his wife, even fighting a duel for her

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Drama, Romance

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The stars make sincere and energetic but hardly memorable protagonists.

June 18, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Through it all, Charlton Heston supplies the kind of ammunition to this film that is as loaded as any carbine slung across his broad shoulders.

February 23, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
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One of the better biographical films made by Hollywood.

June 18, 2012 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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Wonderful retelling of the love story between Rachel and Andrew Jackson. Susan Hayward and Charlton Heston make a perfect team her balance of warmth and grit softens his customary stiffness and rectitude. The ending is a tearjerker deluxe.
November 10, 2008
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