The Heavenly Body

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1944
  • Running time: 95 min
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... read more

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.

Original Release

04/01/1944

Cast

William Powell William S. Whitley
Hedy Lamarr Vicky Whitley
James Craig Lloyd X. Hunter
Fay Bainter Margaret Sibyll
Henry O'Neill Prof. Stowe
Spring Byington Nancy Potter
Robert Sully Strand
Morris Ankrum Dr. Green
Bess Flowers Audience member at violin concert
Franco Corsaro Sebastian Melas - Violinist
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alexander Hall, Vincente Minnelli

Writers

Jacques Théry, Harry Kurnitz, Michael Arlen, Walter Reisch, Irving Brecher, Richard Collins, Paul Jarrico, Wilkie C. Mahoney, Howard Emmett Rogers

Cast

William Powell William S. Whitley
Hedy Lamarr Vicky Whitley
James Craig Lloyd X. Hunter
Fay Bainter Margaret Sibyll
Henry O'Neill Prof. Stowe
Spring Byington Nancy Potter
Robert Sully Strand
Morris Ankrum Dr. Green
Bess Flowers Audience member at violin concert
Franco Corsaro Sebastian Melas - Violinist
Connie Gilchrist Beulah - 'Delia Murphy'
Max Willenz Dr.Gurtchakoff
Alex Melesh Vladimir
Earl Schenck Forbes
Arthur Space Pierson
Helen Freeman Stella
Phyllis Kennedy Ethel
Marietta Canty Pearl

Producers

Editors

Blanche Sewell

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