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L'Amour A Bord, Lewiston, ca. 1930s

Contributed by Franco-American Collection

Jean-Baptiste Couture (1886-1943), a long-time leader of the Franco-American community in Lewiston-Auburn, produced and starred in this French version of Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore.

The scene is the arrest of Ralph Rackstraw.

The production likely was a world premier. Couture translated the work into French.

The actors are, first row, from left, Olivier Giguerre, unidentified, J.-B. Couture, next three unidentified, Dr. Raoul Lafond, Marie Michaud and Yvonne Reny.

Second row, from left, are Edouard Parent, Napoleon Sansoucy, unidentified, Irma Marcoux, Alfred Marcoux, Joseph Caouette, Philippe Courture, unidentified, Denis Giguere, three unidentified, and F.X. Patry.

In the third row, from left, are unidentified, Amedee Talbot, two unidentified, Marjorique Hamel, Carrier, and the rest unidentified.

Other Information


  • Title: L'Amour A Bord, Lewiston, ca. 1930s
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 13.6 x 24.5
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545
http://www.usm.maine.edu/lac/franco/

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