The Heavenly Body
The Heavenly Body is a 1944 American romantic comedy film directed by Alexander Hall and starring William Powell and Hedy Lamarr. Based on a story by Jacques Théry, with a screenplay by Michael Arlen and Walter Reisch, the film is about the beautiful wife of a professorial astronomer who becomes convinced that her astrologer's prediction that she will meet her true love will come true. Produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr., The Heavenly Body was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the United States on March 23, 1944.
A neglected wife turns to an astrologer, who tells her she will meet and fall in love with a handsome stranger, much to the dismay of her astronomer husband.
|author||Michael Arlen Walter Reisch|
|director||Alexander Hall Vincente Minnelli|
|keywords||astrologer astrology astronomer astronomy neglected wife|
|producer||Arthur Hornblow Jr.|
|theme||romantic comedy screwball comedy|