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Mr. & Mrs. Smith
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Director:
Writer:
Norman Krasna (story)
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Release Date:
31 January 1941 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Lombard and Montgomery Get Hitched As They're Getting Unhitched ! [DVD USA] See more »
Plot:
Not a typical Hitchcock movie, this is a comedy about a couple who learn that their marriage was not valid. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Lombard and Montgomery are a great team.... See more (68 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Carole Lombard ... Ann Smith

Robert Montgomery ... David Smith
Gene Raymond ... Jeff Custer

Jack Carson ... Chuck Benson
Philip Merivale ... Mr. Ashley Custer
Lucile Watson ... Mrs. Custer
William Tracy ... Sammy
Charles Halton ... Mr. Harry Deever
Esther Dale ... Mrs. Krausheimer
Emma Dunn ... Martha

Betty Compson ... Gertie
Patricia Farr ... Gloria
William Edmunds ... Proprietor Lucy's
Pamela Blake ... Lily (as Adele Pearce)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander ... Bellhop at Lodge (uncredited)
Murray Alper ... Harold - Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Waiter Captain (uncredited)
Georgia Carroll ... Attractive Woman in Night Club (uncredited)
Francis Compton ... Mr. Flugle (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Alec Craig ... Thomas - Beefeaters Club Clerk (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Cop (uncredited)
James Flavin ... Attractive Woman's Escort (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ... Elevator Boy (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Alfred Hitchcock ... Man Passing David Smith on Street (uncredited)
D. Johnson ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Robert Emmett Keane ... Store Manager (uncredited)
Beatrice Maude ... Jeff's Secretary (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Dining Taxi Driver (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Waiter (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Conway (uncredited)
James Pierce ... Doorman (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ... Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell ... Waiter (uncredited)
Ralph Sanford ... Store Checker (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Store Detective (uncredited)
Stanley Taylor ... Lodge Clerk (uncredited)
Russell Wade ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Allen Wood ... Bellhop at Lodge (uncredited)
Barbara Woodell ... Sunny - David's Secretary (uncredited)

Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock 
 
Writing credits
Norman Krasna (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Harry E. Edington .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Edward Ward 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Stradling Sr. (director of photography) (as Harry Stradling)
 
Film Editing by
William Hamilton (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Van Nest Polglase 
Albert S. D'Agostino (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Darrell Silvera (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Irene (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dewey Starkey .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Lawrence P. Williams .... associate art director (as L.P. Williams)
 
Sound Department
John E. Tribby .... recordist
 
Special Effects by
Vernon L. Walker .... special effects
 
Music Department
Roy Webb .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Tommy Garland .... stand-in (uncredited)
Betty Hall .... stand-in (uncredited)
Bob Marlow .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
95 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:S (2013) | Finland:K-16 (1942) | Germany:6 | Norway:7 (1945) | South Korea:12 | Spain:T | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:U (tv rating) | UK:U (video rating) (1997) (2003) | USA:TV-G | USA:Approved (PCA #6670)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Trademark: [Alfred Hitchcock] [bathroom]a conversation is made difficult by a noisy flushing toilet.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: At Lake Placid, when Jeff and Ann try to pick up David in the snow, his hat falls off. When the shot changes to behind Jeff, David's hat is back on.See more »
Quotes:
[trying to get into an old dress of hers]
Ann:I can't imagine anything hanging in the closet shrinking so much.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
The Sidewalks of New YorkSee more »

FAQ

Is "Mr & Mrs Smith" based on a book?
Was this Carole Lombard's last movie?
How does it end?
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23 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Lombard and Montgomery are a great team...., 14 September 2001
Author: tripper0 from Canada

When I put this movie on I was drowsy, and depressed. It did two things for me after I put it on. It kept me awake, thus entertaining me, and it put a smile on my face.

There are some genuine laughs in this movie, and the comedy is spread between all the characters. Robert Montgomery is extremely funny, with both excellent physical comedy, and great comedic timing with his dialogue. What surprised me most was the excellent comedic timing of Carole Lombard. She is extremely funny, but her chemistry with Montgomery in their scenes together is fantastic.

The direction, of course, is excellent. Not standard Hitchcock suspense, but classic Hitchcock comedy and romance, elements of his film making that a lot of people overlook.

Honestly, this is a fun movie. The humor is intelligent and never sinks to an infantile level. I had never heard of this movie until about two days ago, and I watched it and I was pleasantly surprised. 8 out of 10.

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