The Palm Beach Story (1942)
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The Palm Beach Story (1942)

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The captivating Claudette Colbert stars as the frustrated wife of struggling engineer Joel McCrea. In a seemingly amicable agreement, Colbert hops a train to Palm Beach where divorces come easy. Desperate to escape a group of obnoxious millionaires on the… View More
Genres Comedy, Romance
Director Preston Sturges
Starring Claudette Colbert, Joel D. McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee View More
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Movie Summary

The captivating Claudette Colbert stars as the frustrated wife of struggling engineer Joel McCrea. In a seemingly amicable agreement, Colbert hops a train to Palm Beach where divorces come easy. Desperate to escape a group of obnoxious millionaires on the train to Florida, Colbert hides out in a sleeping car where she meets, unbeknownst to her, one of the world's richest men (Rudy Vallee) who is relentless in his attempt to romance her. Upon their arrival in Palm Beach, Colbert is met by her husband who has come to claim her back only to find that Vallee's man-crazy sister (Mary Astor) is after him! The foursome's story unfolds through intensely humorous dialogue, flirtatious situations and a splendid soundtrack.
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Movie Details

Genres Comedy, Romance
Director Preston Sturges
Starring Claudette Colbert, Joel D. McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee, Sig Arno, Robert Warwick, Arthur Stuart Hull, Torben Meyer, Franklin Pangborn
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1942
VUDU Release Date 11/08/2007
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 88 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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