The Palm Beach Story ()

directed by Preston Sturges
featuring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee, William Demarest

As for the opening reels, the principal motivating factor is money. After a deliberately confusing pre-credit sequence (not explained until the film's punch line), Tom Jeffers (Joel McCrea) and Gerry Jeffers (Claudette Colbert) are married. "And so they lived happily ever after," exults a title card, "...or did they?" Well, they didn't. After five years of marriage, Tom hasn't raised a dime with his pie-in-the-sky inventions. Using the sort of logic common to Sturges heroines, Gerry decides that the only way to help her ...

  • Movie Details
  • Seller
The Palm Beach Story [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]
2015, Paramount

UPC: 715515135917

Blu-Ray

Select
The Palm Beach Story [Criterion Collection]
2015, Paramount

UPC: 715515136013

DVD

Select
The Palm Beach Story
2005, Paramount

UPC: 025192685224

DVD

Select
The Palm Beach Story
1998, Paramount

UPC: 096898038034

VHS

Select
The Palm Beach Story
1942, Paramount

UPC: 5050582545869

DVD

Select
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency