Synopsis by Hal Erickson
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.
bellhop, city, country-girl, disguise, fantasy, forbidden-love, foreign, girl, kingdom, lottery, masquerade, meeting, prince, queen [royalty], reality, romance, secretary, secret-identity, small-town, winner, woman