She returned to film in 1966, appearing in multiple films: first, the western Kid Rodelo 1966 , followed by the private-detective story Harper 1966 , in which she portrayed Paul Newman's estranged wife opposite Lauren Bacall.
What happened to Janet Leigh? Set in 1910, the story follows Sarah's trial run as stepmother to the children of the widowed Jacob Witting Christopher Walken.
Next, she received top-billing in the critically acclaimed comedy Fearless Fagan 1952 , about a clown drafted into the military, followed by a role opposite James Stewart in the Western The Naked Spur 1953.
Gone was the undisciplined but brilliant film Orson had made.