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In eleventh century England, King Edward the Confessor wants Saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the Sheriff's... See full summary »
Maureen O'Hara wore a skin colored leotard when filming the famous nude riding scene.
The waging of war is man's affair.
Lady Godiva: Then wage war in your way, M'lord, and I'll wage war in mine.
The opening credits appear on the background of a medieval style picture of a nun leading the horse ridden by the naked Godiva, covered only by her long hair, through town.
When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'U' rating. All cuts were waived in 2006 when the film was granted a 'PG' certificate for home video.
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