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The Palm Beach Story (1942)

NR 01/01/1943 (US) ComedyRomance 1h 28m

Love is fickle! Love is is blind! She runs 'round the country...with him behind!


Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being shown around as a prospective tenant. He gives Gerry $700 to start life afresh but Tom refuses to believe her story and they quarrel. Gerry decides the marriage is over and heads to Palm Beach for a quick divorce but Tom has plans to stop her.

  1. Preston Sturges

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Claudette Colbert

    Claudette Colbert

    Geraldine 'Gerry' Jeffers

  2. Joel McCrea

    Joel McCrea

    Tom Jeffers

  3. Mary Astor

    Mary Astor

    The Princess Centimillia

  4. Rudy Vallee

    Rudy Vallee

    John D. Hackensacker III

  5. Sig Arno

    Sig Arno


  6. Robert Warwick

    Robert Warwick

    Mr. Hinch

  7. Arthur Stuart Hull

    Arthur Stuart Hull

    Mr. Osmond

  8. Torben Meyer

    Torben Meyer

    Dr. Kluck

  9. Jimmy Conlin

    Jimmy Conlin

    Mr. Asweld

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The Palm Beach Story
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Original Language English

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