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The Palm Beach Story - Region 1 DVD

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Description: 0 0 Among the earliest writers to set his sights on the director's chair, Preston Sturges brought a frank, unsentimental view of the war between the sexes to his mid-'40s features that exemplify his style, as demonstrated in this prescient 1942 gem. Architect Tom Jeffers (Joel McCrea) and his wife, Gerry (Claudette Colbert), further refine the archetypal Sturges couple--the male embodying strength, idealism, and a certain naivete, the female ultimately stronger, smarter, and (as revealed early on in an astonishing speech by Colbert) clearer-eyed and more pragmatic about the subtext of sex. This giddy shaggy-dog story follows t ... (more)
Manufacturer: Universal Studios
Release date: 1 February 1942
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9781417037902 UPC: 025192685224
Tags: Comedy (3), 1942 (1), R1 (1), 1930-1943 (1), American (1), AFI Top 100 Laughs (1), On-the-road (1), Vintage (1), Essential Cinema (1), Romance (1), Comedies (1), Dramas (1), Boxed Set (1), Romantic Comedy (1), Marriage (1)
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