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The Palm Beach Story Reviews

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Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 4/5

October 7, 2005
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

...screwball comedy of the highest order.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 9, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Rudy Vallee turns in his best performance as a gentle, puny millionaire named Hackensacker in this brilliant, simultaneously tender and scalding 1942 screwball comedy by Preston Sturges.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 9, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of Preston Sturges' best films.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

August 1, 2005
Variety Staff
Variety
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This Prestton Sturges production is packed with delightful absurdities.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 13, 2007
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 4/5

August 16, 2002
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

The lines come fast and furious.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Way before there was "Mamet talk" there was "Sturges talk,"--and his humor is sharper pronged and more scathing."

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

January 20, 2005
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 5/5

October 10, 2003
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 4/5

May 19, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

June 12, 2005
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Prime Preston Sturges, which means sublime sophisticated zaniness.

| Original Score: 5/5

September 30, 2006
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Almost certainly not Preston Sturges' best film, but it very well might be his funniest.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 5/5

March 19, 2003
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films

The Palm Beach Story (1942) is a hilarious, zany, marital screwball comedy by writer/director Preston Sturges - it was his last romantic comedy and

Full Review Source: Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films

January 1, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Sturges on the importance of money, sex, and guns -- not necessarily in that order.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle

March 10, 2003
Matt Easterbrook
Matt's Movie Reviews

| Original Score: 5/5

November 24, 2003
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 4/5

June 17, 2005

Chicago Tribune
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Sturges' dialogue, as always, is not only sharp, but cutting, delivered with typical flair by the charter members of Sturges' company of actors.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

July 20, 2002

Time Out
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Hilarious, irresistible, impeccably cast.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006

TV Guide's Movie Guide

It remains a delight.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

November 13, 2007
John Powers
NPR.org
October 18, 2008
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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It should have been a breathless comedy. But only the actors are breathless -- and that from talking so much.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 20, 2003
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