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The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington

The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington is a 1977 comedy film directed by William A. Levey. It was the sequel to The Happy Hooker, which was released in 1975. Joey Heatherton replaced Lynn Redgrave as the lead character of Xaviera Hollander.

The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by William A. Levey
Produced by William A. Levey
Written by Bob Kaufman
Story by Barney Cohen
Starring Joey Heatherton
George Hamilton
Music by Rudy Marinelli
Cinematography Robert Caramico
Edited by Larry Marinelli
Distributed by Cannon Films
Release date
  • July 15, 1977 (1977-07-15)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The film's tagline was, "She served her country... the only way she knew how!"

Joe E. Ross, Larry Storch and Rip Taylor are among the celebrities who make cameos.



World-famous prostitute Hollander is called to testify in front of the United States Congress.

Principal castEdit

Actor Role
Joey Heatherton Xaviera Hollander
George Hamilton Ward Thompson
Ray Walston Sen. Sturges
Jack Carter Sen. Caruso
Louisa Moritz Natalie Nussbaum
Rip Taylor Photographer
Phil Foster Sen. Krause
David White Sen. Rawlings
Joe E. Ross Night Watchman
Billy Barty Little Man
Harold Sakata Wong
Edy Williams Professor Simmons
Larry Storch Robby Boggs
Will Hutchins Randall Petersdorf
Cisse Cameron Miss Goodbody

Additional informationEdit

This film was also released under the following titles:

  • En Washington los senadores están calientes—Spain
  • Happy Hooker Vai a Washington—Brazil
  • Xaviera Washingtonissa—Finland

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