Except for one unnecessary over the top scene this is a pleasant comedy about an astronomer whose marriage is in trouble after his wife sees an astrologer. William Powell and Hedy Lamarr are fun to watch.
Professor Bill Whitley (William Powell) has discovered a new comet that’s going to hit the Moon. His work keeps him away from home at night and his wife Vicki (Hedy Lamarr) is tired of being ignored. With the encouragement of her across the street neighbor Nancy Potter (Spring Byington) she goes to astrologer Margaret Sibyll.
Bill thinks astrology is ridiculous but Vicki is a believer after she gets her horoscope. It says something important is going to happen to her. Bill tears up the forecast. A couple weeks late Vicki goes to the Mount Jefferson Observatory where Bill is working on his speech for the night of the comets collision.
She tells him she’s…
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