The Palm Beach Story is a 1942 romantic screwball comedy film written and directed by Preston Sturges, and starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor and Rudy Vallée. Victor Young contributed the lively musical score, including a fast-paced variation of the William Tell Overture for the opening scenes. Typical for a Sturges movie, the pacing and dialogue of The Palm Beach Story are very fast. Wikipedia
The Palm Beach Story is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, 1940s romantic comedy films, Films directed by Preston Sturges, 1942 films, Films set in Florida, American romantic comedy films, American screwball comedy films, Black-and-white films and Rail transport films.
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