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    Now in Palm Beach with billionaire beau Hackensacker (Rudy Vallee), Gerry (Claudette Colbert) introduces his oft-married sister (Mary Astor) to her unexpected husband Tom (Joel McCrea), who had arrived intending to end her elaborate scam, in Preston Sturges' The Palm Beach Story, 1942.

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