The Palm Beach Story (1942)

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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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 100% / Audience 82%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 28 mins

Comedy • Romance
Preston Sturges
Claudette Colbert  •  Joel McCrea  •  Mary Astor  •  Rudy Vallée

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