The Palm Beach Story

Categories: Comedy, Romance
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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1942-11-07
Run time: 88 minute / 1:28
Director: Preston Sturges
Writer: Preston Sturges
Production Company : Paramount
Production Country: United States of America


Claudette Colbert
as Geraldine 'Gerry' Jeffers
Joel McCrea
as Tom Jeffers
Mary Astor
as The Princess Centimillia
Rudy Vallee
as John D. Hackensacker III
Sig Arno
as Toto
Robert Warwick
as Mr. Hinch
Arthur Stuart Hull
as Mr. Osmond
Torben Meyer
as Dr. Kluck
Jimmy Conlin
as Mr. Asweld
Victor Potel
as Mr. McKeewie
William Demarest
as First Member Ale and Quail Club
Jack Norton
as Second Member Ale and Quail Club
Robert Greig
as Third Member Ale and Quail Club
Roscoe Ates
as Fourth Member Ale and Quail Club
Dewey Robinson
as Fifth Member Ale and Quail Club
Chester Conklin
as Sixth Member Ale and Quail Club
Sheldon Jett
as Seventh Member Ale and Quail Club
Robert Dudley
as Wienie King
Franklin Pangborn
as Manager
Arthur Hoyt
as Pullman Conductor
Al Bridge
as Conductor
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
as Colored Bartender
Charles R. Moore
as Colored Porter
Frank Moran
as Brakeman
Harry Rosenthal
as Orchestra Leader
Esther Howard
as Wife of Wienie King
Frank Faylen
as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald
as Officer O'Donnell (uncredited)
Edward McNamara
as Officer in Penn Station (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
as Diner on Train (uncredited)
Marcelle Corday
as Elderly Maid (uncredited)
Preston Sturges Director

Preston Sturges Screenplay

Victor Young Original Music Composer

Victor Milner Director of Photography

Stuart Gilmore Editor

Hans Dreier Art Direction
Ernst Fegté Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Wally Westmore Makeup Artist
Irene Costume Design

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