• The Heavenly Body (1943)

The Heavenly Body

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

William (William Powell) is an astronomer hot on the trail of a comet he just discovered. His wife, Vicky (Hedy Lamarr), feels neglected by the busy man, so she looks to astrology to see if she can truly be happy with her husband. But the stars say she will have a new man in her life, which suddenly looks more likely when William leaves the house, angry that his wife believes in astrology, while military officer Lloyd (James Craig) moves into the neighborhood and catches Vicky's eye.

Cast: Hedy Lamarr, William Powell, James Craig, Fay Bainter, Henry O'Neill, Spring Byington, Robert Sully, Morris Ankrum

Director: Alexander Hall

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Love, Wife, Cheeky, Playful, Love triangle, House, Los Angeles, 1940s, Rivalry