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The Palm Beach Story (1942)

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Starring (View all)
Claudette Colbert Claudette Colbert
Gerry Jeffers
Joel McCrea Joel McCrea
Tom Jeffers
Mary Astor Mary Astor
The Princess Centimillia
Rudy Vallee Rudy Vallee
J.D. Hackensacker III
Sig Arno Sig Arno
Toto
Arthur Stuart Hull Arthur Stuart Hull
Mr. Osmond
Torben Meyer Torben Meyer
Dr. Kluck
Jimmy Conlin Jimmy Conlin
Mr. Asweld


Written by
Preston Sturges Preston Sturges
(written by)
Ernst Laemmle Ernst Laemmle
contributing writer


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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.
Release date: 1 January 1943
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