View All Audience Reviews. The Gay Deception Production: See the movie and you'll understand. Frances Dee is every bit as beautiful as purported. The Little Foxes
The movies of the 30's which I love, for the most part seem to be full of princes, kings, and assorted rich people masquerading as poor people.
The Gay Deception
All three are getting a head start on a busy holiday frame [ Their spirited and charmingly delightful work is brilliantly augmented by a first- rate support cast headed by the exquisite Benita Hume looking absolutely radiant in an unsympathetic roleFerdinand Gottschalk as an amusing little busybodyLennox Pawle the pop-eyed consulRichard Carle Mr. This isn't It Happened One Night, but it's a nice film that will make you smile. There she falls in love with Sandro Lederer and IMDb has printed a spoiler saying this bellhop is actually secretly a prince! Film labels the hostelry the Waldorf-Plaza. Review by Alex Fuller.
If you look closely, you will notice small jokes with open references to sex and things impure that the Production Code was against and did not allow. Frances Dee is every bit as beautiful as purported. This is not the movie to prove Dee's acting ability, though. As noted above, director Wyler has handled the whole movie with a touch that is both sure and light. Every awards season is basically the same, but always includes a few unique exceptions. Dee is misguidedly feted by the hotel staff, though still shunned by the true elite exemplified by Benita Hume — Ronald Colman's wife — and Alan Mowbray who can spot her modest origins a mile off; Lederer's savoir faire attitude belies his assumed rank and even lands him in trouble with his 'superiors':