Apr 25, 1980 · Directed by Bruce Kessler. With Kevin Coughlin, Brooke Bundy, Lawrence P. Casey, Jo Ann Harris. 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.5.8/10(390). The Gay Deceivers is a 1969 gay-themed comedy film directed by Bruce Kessler.The film, which has a twist ending, derives much of its humor through the use of stereotypes.According to gay film historian Vito Russo in his book The Celluloid Closet, co-star Michael Greer, who played the flamboyantly gay Malcolm and who was himself gay, tried to work with the screenwriter and director to minimize Music by: Stu Phillips.
Jun 28, 2015 · THE GAY DECEIVERS: 60's Stereotypes, Draft Dodging, and Knowing Your Flowers - Duration: Gay Comedians at Just For Laughs Montreal Canada with Julian Clary - Queer Comedy! Jul 30, 2019 · The Gay Deceivers was homophobic, juvenile, and, somehow, ahead of its time.Author: Neal Broverman.
The Gay Deceivers fed into two events that happened in 1969, the Vietnam War and people's reluctance to serve in same and the Stonewall Rebellion. The folks who made this film were making a film on topical events. It was an interesting idea, but could have used a bit of historical perspective. A remake today would probably have a better. Jun 07, 2018 · THE GAY DECEIVERS is a rare theatrical film from TV veteran Bruce Kessler (THE A-TEAM, BAYWATCH NIGHTS) and features a larger-than-life performance by Michael Greer (FORTUNE AND MEN S EYES), one of Hollywood s first openly gay actors.3.6/5(44).
Two young men pretend to be gay when they are asked to pay a visit to the local draft board. Danny (Kevin Coughlin) and his pal Elliot (Larry Casey) camp it up in front of Army recruiter Dixon Director: Bruce Kessler.