The Palm Beach Story (1942) / Paramount Pictures
Directed By: Preston Sturges
Starring: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, & Rudy Vallee
Gowns Designed By: Irene (gowns for Claudette Colbert)
Gerry is very unhappy and decides to get a divorce down south so she takes her money and travels to Palm Beach. While in Palm Beach Gerry meets her 2nd husband that is very wealthy named J.D. Hackensacker III (Vallee) who will make all worries go away and at the same time provide the needed finances that her Tom needs for his work. Gerry comes up with a scheme to get close with J.D. and get moeny for Tom. Tom shows-up in Palm Beach and then meets J.D.'s sister The Princess Centimillia (Astor) who now has her eyes set on him. The plans go up and down where many unexpected things occur like twins and more. This is one of the best classic comedies to watch, a sheer delight!
|Wedding gown sketch by Irene|