Cinema: The New Pictures: Nov. 18, 1940

Haunted Honeymoon (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) introduces cinemaddicts to the smartly foppish, irreverently whimsical activities of Detective Lord Peter Wimsey (Robert Montgomery), long adored by readers of British Crime Fictioneer Dorothy Sayers. Diving into the middle of his career, the film finds Lord Peter wedded with Harriet Vane (Constance Cummings), a mystery novelist whom he once rescued from a murder charge. On a honeymoon in a cottage in rural England, they are pleasing each other with glib, well-tailored wisecracks when the body is found in the cellar.

From then on. Haunted Honeymoon, called Busman's Honeymoon by...

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