Beau Militaire, Le (The Handsome Soldier)
DESCRIPTION: French. A young prisoner is conscripted. Without leave, he goes to see Nanette in her castle, where he is captured. He is sent as a deserter to the deepest darkest dungeon in Paris.
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage army lover soldier prisoner punishment desertion
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 168-169, "Le Beau Militaire" (1 text, 1 tune)
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