When the village of Boom, in Flanders, learns a Spanish Duke and his troops plan to pass the night, the 4-man army deserts and the Mayor plays dead; so the Mayor's wife organizes the townswomen to greet the invaders and preserve the peace with womanly wiles. Written by
Rich Wannen <Wannen@swbell.net>
First APPROVED Then CONDEMNED by the Legion of Decency
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The film gave rise to protests in Belgium, mainly from certain members of the Flemish community. It went as far as an interpellation at the Chamber of Deputies in order to have the film banned in Belgium. The request was rejected nevertheless the projection was prohibited in the city of Bruges. See more
Referenced in The Cincinnati Kid