The Gay Deception

The Gay Deception

The Gay Deception is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Francis Lederer and Frances Dee. Writers Stephen Morehouse Avery and Don Hartman were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story.


Secretary Mirabel Miller (Frances Dee) wins a lottery and decides to live it up in a luxurious New York hotel (The Waldorf-Plaza), where she clashes with a bellboy (Francis Lederer) who is more than he appears to be.

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    contentLocation New York City
    director William Wyler
    editor Robert L. Simpson
    genre comedy
    nomination Academy Award for Best Story
    producer Jesse L. Lasky
    productionCompany Fox Film
    publisher 20th Century Fox
    theme romantic comedy