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The Gay Deceivers (1969)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  25 April 1980 (West Germany)
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Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Coughlin ...
Danny Devlin
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Karen
Lawrence P. Casey ...
Elliot Crane (as Larry Casey)
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Leslie Devlin
Michael Greer ...
Malcolm
Sebastian Brook ...
Craig
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Colonel Dixon
Richard Webb ...
Mr. Devlin
Eloise Hardt ...
Mrs. Devlin
Jeanne Baird ...
Mrs. Conway
Dean Cromer ...
Psychiatrist (as Mike Kopcha)
Joe Tornatore ...
Sergeant Kravits
Robert Reese ...
Real Estate Agent
Christopher Riordan ...
Duane
Douglas Hume ...
Corporal (as Doug Hume)
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Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.

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Kent McCord was originally approached to play role that went to Lawrence P. Casey. See more »

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Elliot Crane: Can't we be ac/dc ?
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Could've been funnier and more campy
16 March 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

I'm nuts about films from the 60s and this was a pretty adequate comedy about being gay to get out of going to Vietnam. It is interesting to see how gays were being represented in the popular cinema during a time when homosexuality was still pretty underground. But for me it was interesting knowing that the producer-director team of this film also made ANGELS FROM HELL, one of my favorite biker films. Weird, huh?


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