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

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

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Claudette Colbert Geraldine 'Gerry' Jeffers
Joel McCrea Tom Jeffers
Mary Astor The Princess Centimillia
Rudy Vallée John D. Hackensacker III
Sig Arno Toto
Robert Warwick Mr. Hinch
Arthur Stuart Hull Mr. Osmond
Torben Meyer Dr. Kluck
Jimmy Conlin Mr. Asweld
Victor Potel Mr. McKeewie
William Demarest First Member Ale and Quail Club
Jack Norton Second Member Ale and Quail Club