The Gorgeous Hussy

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1936
  • Running time: 103 min
The Gorgeous Hussy is a 1936 period film directed by Clarence Brown, and starring Joan Crawford and Robert Taylor. The screenplay was written by Stephen Morehouse Avery and Ainsworth Morgan, which was based on a novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams. read more

The Gorgeous Hussy is a 1936 period film directed by Clarence Brown, and starring Joan Crawford and Robert Taylor. The screenplay was written by Stephen Morehouse Avery and Ainsworth Morgan, which was based on a novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams. The supporting cast includes Lionel Barrymore and James Stewart. The film's plot tells a fictionalized account of President of the United States Andrew Jackson and an innkeeper's daughter, Peggy O'Neal. The real-life Peggy O'Neill had a central role in the Petticoat affair that disrupted the Cabinet of Andrew Jackson.

Original Release

08/28/1936

US Release

08/28/1936

Cast

Franchot Tone John Eaton / John H. Eaton
James Stewart 'Rowdy' Dow / Roderick "Rowdy" Dow
Joan Crawford Peggy Eaton / Margaret "Peggy" O'Neal Eaton
Lionel Barrymore Andrew Jackson
Melvyn Douglas John Randolph
Robert Taylor 'Bow' Timberlake
Beulah Bondi Rachel Jackson
Alison Skipworth Mrs. Beall
Louis Calhern Sunderland / Leroy Sunderland
Melville Cooper Cuthbert
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Clarence Brown

Writers

Stephen Morehouse Avery, Ainsworth Morgan, Samuel Hopkins Adams

Cast

Franchot Tone John Eaton / John H. Eaton
James Stewart 'Rowdy' Dow / Roderick "Rowdy" Dow
Joan Crawford Peggy Eaton / Margaret "Peggy" O'Neal Eaton
Lionel Barrymore Andrew Jackson
Melvyn Douglas John Randolph
Robert Taylor 'Bow' Timberlake
Beulah Bondi Rachel Jackson
Alison Skipworth Mrs. Beall
Louis Calhern Sunderland / Leroy Sunderland
Melville Cooper Cuthbert
Sidney Toler Daniel Webster
Gene Lockhart Maj. William O'Neal / Major O'Neal
Clara Blandick Louisa Abbott
Frank Conroy John C. Calhoun
Nydia Westman Maybelle
Willard Robertson Secretary Ingham
Charles Trowbridge Martin Van Buren
Rubye De Remer Mrs. Bellamy
Betty Blythe Mrs. Wainwright
Zeffie Tilbury Mrs. Daniel Beall

Producers

Editors

Blanche Sewell

1937 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1937 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
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