The President's Lady
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The President's Lady
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 honor. On the eve of Jackson's presidential election, Rachel dies, but "Ol'… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The stars make sincere and energetic but hardly memorable protagonists."
‑ Howard Thompson, New York Times
"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."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"One of the better biographical films made by Hollywood."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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