Pop singer Vicki Robbins collapses from exhaustion while shooting the 1960s equivalent of a music video, and her physician prescribes a respite on Seagull Island with colleague and beekeeper Ralph Hargrove. Vicki finds the Hargroves' bitter marital strife oddly relaxing. But when a mysterious swarm of specially-bred attack bees starts killing island residents, Vicki fights for her survival, setting fire to nearly half the structures on the island in her escape.
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Hives of horror! - Excited by the smell of fear, they inflict their fatal stings!
Did You Know?
In the novel, written in the first-person singular, "I", there is no visiting female pop star on the island. The lead character is a local man who likes honey and one day decides to buy it from a different beekeeper than he usually does. This ties into the novel's title, "A Taste for Honey". See more
When Doris is chased through the woods by the bees, it is a grey overcast day, yet the close up shots of the hovering swarm feature a bright blue sky without a cloud in sight See more
[Referring to a liquid he has
I've made this especially for you, Vicki.
For its 1998 appearance on the series Mystery Science Theater 3000 several scenes were cut from the film. Among them a scene of Mr. Manfred at the pub, more plot involving David Hawkins, additional scenes about the investigation of Mary Hargrove's death, and more conversations between Vicki and Mr. Manfred. See more
Baby, Let Me Love You
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