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1938: Fridolin


Gélinas as Fridolin
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Gélinas as Fridolin plucking petals from a flower, [ca. 1945.]
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Portrait of Fridolin by Jean Sim
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Portrait of Fridolin by Jean Sim, 1942.
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Gélinas as Fridolin
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Gélinas as Fridolin, ca. 1945.
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Programmes, Fridolinons
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Programmes, Fridolinons
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Excerpt, Fridolinons ´38
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Extract from the bound volume of the sketches of the revue Fridolinons ´38.
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"Si j´étais King, 4e tableau : le banquet"
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Sketch "Si j´étais King, 4e tableau : le banquet" from the revue Fridolinons ´44.
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Watercolour of Fridolin by Jacques Pelletier
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Watercolour of Fridolin by Jacques Pelletier, [n.d.].
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Les Fridolinades (1945 and 1946)
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Les Fridolinades (1945 and 1946), Les Quinze Éditeur, 1980. Library and Archives Canada.

Les Fridolinades (1943 and 1944)
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Les Fridolinades (1943 and 1944), Les Quinze Éditeur, 1981. Library and Archives Canada.

Les Fridolinades (1941 and 1942)
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Les Fridolinades (1941 and 1942), Les Quinze Éditeur, 1981. Library and Archives Canada.

Gélinas as Fridolin
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Gélinas as Fridolin in pensive moment, sitting on stage set, [ca. 1945.]
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"Si j´étais King," Fridolinons ´44
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Fridolin has no cake!: "Si j´étais King," in the revue Fridolinons ´44, with Henri Poitras, Gratien Gélinas and Fred Barry.
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Gélinas with a puppet representing Fridolin
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Gélinas with a puppet representing Fridolin
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Multimedia

Sound clip Excerpt from radio interview with Gratien Gélinas, La vie quotidienne, Société Radio-Canada, Montréal, November 1979.
With the permission of the Société Radio-Canada. (Source)
Sound clip Excerpt, "La fête de Fridolin," in the revue Fridolinons ´41. (Source)
QuickTime Excerpt from Bonds de la Victoire a Canadian Goverment film, in which Gratien Gélinas as Fridolin, dressed in a soldier´s uniform, announces Victory Bonds [1945]. (Source)
Sound clip Radio interview with Lina Grimard, (Société Radio-Canada), with Gratien Gélinas during a revival of the revue Les Fridolinades at the Théâtre du Rideau Vert, Société Radio-Canada, Montréal, November 21, 1987.
With the permission of the Société Radio-Canada (Source)