We're referring to adjectives used in this trade ad for Carole Lombard's latest film, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," from the Feb. 1, 1941 issue of the Motion Picture Herald:
This issue has some other fascinating period snapshots, too. Check out this trade ad for "So Ends Our Night," starring Fredric March, Margaret Sullavan and a newcomer named Glenn Ford:
Over at Warners, they were trumpeting the boxoffice success of "High Sierra" and other recent releases:
And one of the magazine's articles examines a new scientific advance -- bringing television images to a large screen at a theater (foreshadowing "closed-circuit" telecasts of boxing matches and auto races in the 1960s):
This magazine rarely shows up on eBay, and that in itself makes it a treat. Bidding for this issue, which is in fairly good condition, begins at a mere $5, with bids closing at 3:44 p.m. (Eastern) on Sept. 15. To learn more or place a bid, visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-1-41-MOTION-PICTURE-HERALD-CAROLE-LOMBARD-JEAN-ARTHUR-/220847533337?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item336b89ed19.