Synopsis by Hal Erickson
MGM's The Gay Deceiver was based on Toto, a stage play by Maurice Hennequin and Felix DuQuesnal. Lew Cody stars as Toto, a celebrated French actor whose globetrotting career distances him from his loving family. While on tour, he has an affair with a married woman, who moves heaven and earth to keep her husband from finding out. But find out he does, with results ranging from hilarious to heavily dramatic. Gay Deceiver co-stars Lew Cody and Carmel Myers were reteamed soon afterward in The Demi-Bride.