The Palm Beach Story
(Preston Sturges, 1942). Irresistible and beautifully written, this smooth satire on sex and money stars Claudette Colbert, at her sparkling best, as a lady who walks out on her innocent and penniless husband and heads for Florida in search of a millionaire to help him out. In this hilarious spoof on the foibles of the idle rich, the great Mary Astor is on hand as is a zany and delightful supporting cast.
Thu., July 17, 7 & 9:30 p.m., 2008
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