The Honey Pot

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In this Joseph Mankiewicz comic mystery, a performance of Ben Jonson's Volpone inspires playboy Cecil Fox (Rex Harrison) to pretend he is terminally ill in order to gauge the reactions of his ex-girlfriends. Also titled It Comes Up Murder.

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Rex Harrison
as Cecil Fox
Susan Hayward
as Mrs. Lone-Star Crockett Sheridan
Cliff Robertson
as William McFly
Maggie Smith
as Sarah Watkins
as Princess Dominique
Edie Adams
as Merle McGill
Adolfo Celi
as Inspector Rizzi
Herschel Bernardi
as Oscar Ludwig
Cy Grant
as Revenue Agent
Frank Latimore
as Revenue Agent
Carlos Valles
as Assistant Tailor
Hugh Manning
as Volpone
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Critic Reviews for The Honey Pot

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Audience Reviews for The Honey Pot

  • May 14, 2012
    A very, very youthful Maggie Smith in a supporting actress she gets swept into a "scripted murder mystery" of sorts....
    Teresa S Super Reviewer
  • Nov 10, 2008
    A bit diffuse but played for fun by the entire cast and that helps alot. A little long but worth the time.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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