Millionaire Cecil Fox (Harrison) feigns terminal illness in an attempt to trick three of his former mistresses and find out which of them really cares for him rather his money. The women soon come to his bedside, but what was intended as a wily scheme soon becomes serious as one of his former lovers attempts to give nature a helping hand…
Directed by acclaimed film-maker Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve), this comedy re-working of ‘Volpone’ stars the great Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady), Susan Hayward (Valley of the Dolls) and Cliff Robertson (Obsession).
- The Guardian Interview with Rex Harrison (1971, audio only): the celebrated actor discusses his career
- The Guardian Interview with Joseph Mankiewicz (1982 audio only): archival interview held at the NFT
- Original theatrical trailer
- 1967, 126 minutes, 1.85:1 (16:9 anamorphic), colour, PAL, DVD9, English HoH subtitles