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 wins a lottery and decides to live it up in a luxurious New York hotel (The Walsdorf-Plaza), where she clashes with a bellboy who is more than he appears to be.
- Francis Lederer as Sandro (Prince Alessandro)
- Frances Dee as Mirabel Miller
- Benita Hume as Miss Cordelia Channing
- Alan Mowbray as Lord Clewe
- Lennox Pawle as Consul-General Semanek
- Adele St. Mauer as Lucille (as Adele St. Maur)
- Akim Tamiroff as Spellek
- Luis Alberni as Ernest
- Lionel Stander as Gettel
- Ferdinand Gottschalk as Mr. Squires
- Richard Carle as Mr. Spitzer
- Lenita Lane as Peg DeForrest
- Barbara Fritchie as Joan Dennison
- Paul Hurst as Bell Captain
- Robert Greig as Adolph
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