Synopsis by Hans J. Wollstein
British writer Jerrard Tickell's operetta-style Hussar Honeymoon was made into a Danish comedy by veteran director Annelise Reenberg, an old hand at this sort of thing. Unfortunately, 1970 was a little late in the game for stories of mistaken identity and romantic escapades involving gaily dressed lieutenants and the inevitable minister's naughty daughters. The two horse-guard lieutenants of the tale must prove their manhood by drinking untold cases of champagne, riding 40 kilometers through the pretty Danish countryside and have 2 romantic encounters along the way, all in the span of a single night. The minister's daughters are identical twins (both of them played by Susse Wold), which the film-makers apparently thought was hilarious. It wasn't. In fact, Hurra for de Blå Husarer was rather too tame for 1970, a time in history when censorship had all but disappeared in Denmark.
bachelor, betrayal, jealousy, officer, ritual, sex