Synopses & Reviews
Working for Paramount in the 1940s playwright and scriptwriter Preston Sturges directed a succession of exceptional comedies of which the "Palm Beach Story" is perhaps the finest. Pym's account recreates the subtlety and a dazzling energy of this near perfect film. In the BFI FILM CLASSICS series.
About the Author
John Pym is the editor of the annual Time Out Film Guide and was associate editor of Sight and Sound from 1980 to 1990.