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The Gay Deception (1935)

The Gay Deception




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Francis Lederer stars as the prince of a mythical European kingdom. To mingle with the "common folk" while on a visit to New York, he takes a job as a hotel doorman. In this capacity he meets Frances Dee, a small-town secretary who has likewise come to Manhattan to put a little variety in her life. Gay Deception is an enjoyable trifle put expertly through its paces by William Wyler, a director just on the verge of bigger assignments. It was one of the last Fox Studios films to be released before Fox's merger with Twentieth Century Pictures.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Classics, Comedy
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Written By: Don Hartman, Stephen Morehouse Avery, Arthur Richman
20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Frances Dee
as Mirabel Miller
Alan Mowbray
as Lord Clewe
Lennox Pawle
as Consul-General
Richard Carle
as Mr. Spitzer
Lenita Lane
as Peg DeForrest
Barbara Fritchie
as Joan Dennison
Paul Hurst
as Bell Captain
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Essentially a trifle, this romantic comedy was made by William Wyler before he became a major Hollywood figure.

Full Review… | April 18, 2012

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