The Palm Beach Story Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5768

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 28

Theatrical Release Date: 11/07/1942

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/20/2015

Language: English

Genre: Romance, Comedy

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Preston Sturges

Actors: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee, Sig Arno, Robert Warwick

Plot: An inventor/architect thinks he has the next big design - but getting the idea off the ground has cost him most of his money and put a strain on his marriage. Facing eviction, his wife bumps into an older, wealthy businessman who offers her $700 to get out of their current debt. When she tells this to her husband, he doesn't believe her - leading her to leave for Palm Beach and a divorce. But her ultimate plan is to land her own multi-millionaire, in order to solve all their problems. -- Chris Kavan

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Allison - wrote on 12/22/2007

Claudette Colbert was never as good as Bette Davis or Barbara Stanwyck. This movie show's CC's range - one note acting. Sorry, it wasn't that great of a film.

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