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    Palm Beach Story, The (1942) -- (Movie Clip) You're Light As A Feather

    Stuck on the train and fleeing her now-drunken escorts from the Quail & Ale club, freeloader Gerry (Claudette Colbert) meets Rudy Vallee, asleep in a lower berth, without even the opportunity to introduce himself, in Preston Sturges' The Palm Beach Story, 1942.

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