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A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 June 1966 (USA)
A young woman teases, seduces, and emotionally destroys young men for her own twisted enjoyment.

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Byron Mabe (as B. Ron Elliott)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Stacey Walker Stacey Walker ... Sharon Winters
Sam Melville ... Lowell Carter (as Neville Coward)
Bob Todd Bob Todd ... Tony
Sharon Carr Sharon Carr ... Paula Mann
Michael Wright Michael Wright ... Mr. Gordon
Michael O'Kelly Michael O'Kelly ... Roy Bradley
Larry Jones Larry Jones ... Man with Gun
Linda Gearhart Linda Gearhart ... Secretary
Tom Hughes Tom Hughes ... Dick Owens
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Storyline

Sharon is a young office worker who sexually teases, seduces and then cries 'rape' on various men just to see them emotionally suffer for her own man-hating, twisted amusement leading to one love struck boyfriend being sent to prison, the financial ruin of another, and the meltdown and death of a third victim. Sharon even teases her lesbian roommate, Paula, by come-ons and then brushing her off. But eventually, Sharon meets her match when she comes-onto Tony, a controlling and misogynistic thug whom reacts to her teases and threats in a way she never prepared herself for. Written by matt-282

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There is an expression for girls like her ------ You see it scrawled on walls....! See more »

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Drama

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One of the first films shot by renowned cinematographer László Kovács, credited here as Art Radford. See more »

Quotes

Lowell Carter: I knew it! You're nothing more than a tease! I wouldn't touch you now. You're worse than a disease!
Sharon Winters: God damnit, get your hands off me you bastard!
Lowell Carter: Get the hell out of here, tease! I'm gonna get a real woman tonight!
Sharon Winters: Are you gonna rape her too?
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Featured in That's Sexploitation! (2013) See more »

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there is something about Stacey Walker
10 August 2009 | by mw1561See all my reviews

I don't know what it is, but Stacey Walker, the lead character in this film, has a real screen presence. She is riveting, exuding a real sexiness that transcends physical beauty. Otherwise, there would not be much to recommend this film, as it drags at times and the plot is very predictable once the general premise becomes known. I thought Stacey was at her most erotic in the final scene of the film, when she was hanging out on a street corner with a cigarette dangling from her lips, waiting for a John.

According to the Director, David Friedman, he discovered Ms. Walker on the beach in Santa Monica when she badgered him to buy het a hot dog. While I find that hard to believe, it could possibly be true. Alas that Stacey Walker made only two feature films before disappearing into obscurity. I think she could have been a real star in the sexploitation movie industry had she wanted to. But I suppose it is always better to leave them wanting more. I do however recommend this fiim for Stacey Walker alone.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Smell of Honey See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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