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The Palm Beach Story

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: February 1, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1942
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 29


User Ratings: 3,920
Sturges at his confident best. Full Review
Nov 13, 2007
Rating: A- -- I was impressed with how modern the script was in both tone and candor. Full Review
Feb 27, 2019
Leave it to Preston Sturges to create the sexiest and most grown-up romantic comedy of his day. Full Review
Mar 14, 2015
Sturges' dialogue pops like firecrackers...
Entertainment Weekly
Mar 4, 2005
Rudy Vallee turns in his best performance as a gentle, puny millionaire named Hackensacker in this brilliant, simultaneously tender and scalding 1942 screwball comedy by Preston Sturges. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Feb 9, 2007
This may be the sexiest Colbert ever...
USA Today
Feb 4, 2005
Rating: 4/5 -- In many ways this screwball comedy is a precursor to Some Like It Hot, but with a silkier wit and some gorgeous fashions. Full Review
Times (UK)
Jan 28, 2016

Product Description:

In THE PALM BEACH STORY, directed by Preston Sturges, Gerry Jeffers (Claudette Colbert) dumps her husband because he has no money, then goes searching for a rich bachelor.


Production Notes:

  • THE PALM BEACH STORY is number 77 on the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 Funniest Movies.
  • "Anyway, men don't get smarter as they get older. They just lose their hair."--Gerry Jeffers (Claudette Colbert)

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 2,111
  • UPC: 025192685224
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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