The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story

DVD - 2015
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"This wild tale of wacky wedlock from Preston Sturges (The Lady Eve) takes off like a rocket and never lets up. Joel McCrea (Sullivan's Travels) and Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night) play Tom and Gerry, a married New York couple on the skids, financially and romantically. With Tom hot on her trail, Gerry takes off for Florida on a mission to solve the pair's money troubles, which she accomplishes in a highly unorthodox manner. A mix of the witty and the utterly absurd, The Palm Beach Story is a high watermark of Sturges's brand of physical comedy and verbal repartee, featuring sparkling performances from its leads as well as hilarious supporting turns from Rudy Vallee and Mary Astor as a brother and a sister ensnared in Tom and Gerry's high jinks."--Container.
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2015.
ISBN: 9781604659443
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : Dolby digital mono. sd., b&w ; 12 cm. + 1 folded sheet insert.


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Jul 23, 2015

This version is part of the Criterion Collection. Their movies ARE subtitled, but they do not have a menu option to choose subtitles. If you turn on the subtitle function on your dvd player directly, the subtitles will appear.

Apr 06, 2015

Very disappointed there were no subtitles or closed captioning. I was unable to watch it.

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