Rent The Palm Beach Story on DVD

The Palm Beach Story

1942 Rated NR 1hr 28m

Preston Sturges helmed this screwball comedy about Gerry Jeffers (Claudette Colbert), a woman who'll do anything to help her struggling architect spouse, Tom (Joel McCrea), succeed. When she realizes Tom will never strike it rich, Gerry decides to divorce him, wed a wealthy man and finance Tom's projects -- so she heads to Palm Beach, Fla., where she tries to land eccentric billionaire John D. Hackensacker III (Rudy Vallee). Mary Astor costars.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like The Palm Beach Story

It Happened One Night The Lady Eve His Girl Friday Ball of Fire The Philadelphia Story Sullivan's Travels You Can't Take It with You Bringing Up Baby Love Crazy The Awful Truth

Movie Details

  • Top 100 Laughs
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.