Masquerade

Category

Feature films

International title

The Honey Pot

Country of production

United States of America

Year

1967

Synopsis

The eccentric Cecil Sheridan Fox pretends to be on the verge of death and summons three former lovers to his palace in Venice to test them. A Texan billionaire, a bankrupt aristocrat and a Hollywood diva with a faded career who, attracted by the prospect of inheriting her assets, rush to his bedside. The rivalries between women escalate to the point of a game of slaughter.

Subject

Ben Jonson, Frederick Knott, Thomas Sterling

Direction

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Script

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Photography

Gianni Di Venanzo

Scenography

John DeCuir

Costumes

Rolf Gérard

Original music

John Addison

Editing

David Bretherton

Cast

Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Capucine, Edie Adams, Maggie Smith, Adolfo Celi, Hugh Manning, David Dodimead

Producer

Charles K. Feldman

Production

Famous Artists Productions

Distributor

United Artists