Magnificent Doll (1946)

12/08/1946 (US) DramaHistory 1h 35m
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They spoke her name in whispers

Overview

While packing her belongings in preparation of evacuating the White House because of the impending British invasion of Washington D.C., Dolly Payne Madison thinks back on her childhood, her first marriage, and later romances with two very different politicians, Aaron Burr and his good friend James Madison. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.

  1. Irving Stone

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Frank Borzage

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    Dolly Madison

  2. David Niven

    David Niven

    Aaron Burr

  3. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    James Madison

  4. Peggy Wood

    Peggy Wood

    Mrs. Payne

  5. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally

    John Todd

  6. Robert Barrat

    Robert Barrat

    Mr. Payne

  7. Grandon Rhodes

    Grandon Rhodes

    Thomas Jefferson

  8. Frances E. Williams

    Amy

  9. Henri Letondal

    Henri Letondal

    Count D'Arignon

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Magnificent Doll
Magnificent Doll

Status Released

Original Language English

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