The Honey Pot

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Release Year: 1967
Running Time: 132
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: Englsih
Genres: Comedy, Crime
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Cast
Rex Harrison
Susan Hayward
Cliff Robertson
Capucine
Maggie Smith

Crew
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Screen legend Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady) stars in this comic charmer as Cecil Sheridan Fox, a sly, wealthy man who pretends to be dying in order to test the love of his former mistresses. But a household full of greed and jealousy leads to trouble, as Cecil soon finds out that he's way over his head as one of his mistresses decides to speed up his funeral. To assist him in his scheme, Fox has hired William McFly (Cliff Robertson, Charly), a handsome gigolo and sometime actor to play the part of his butler and act out the charade. Written and Directed by 4 time Oscar Winner, Joseph L. Mankiewicz - For writing and directing the classics, All About Eve and A Letter to Three Wives. The legendary cast included Susan Hayward (I Want to Live!), Capucine (What's New Pussycat), Maggie Smith (Murder by Death) and Adolfo Celi (Thunderball).

Critical Acclaim

"Magnificent colors, proper grain structure, and gorgeous blacks all make Kino Lorber's release a treat for the eyes, while the storyline does the same for the brain." Robert Harris, Home Theater Forum