After two years making dramatic films, Carole Lombard triumphantly returned to comedy in early 1941 with the marital farce "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (directed by, of all people, Alfred Hitchcock). Instead of the nurse and waitress outfits she'd worn in her previous two movies, Carole played an upper-middle-class Manhattan woman who discovers her marriage technically isn't legal, enabling her to return to the glamour she exuded in the 1930s. She proved it by posing for this RKO publicity photo:
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