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Phillip & Theophile Comeaux & Earl Comeaux Interviews (1982)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-04-18

Duration: 00:27:42

Subjects: French language | Comeaux, Earl


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Comeaux, Phillip Interviewee
  • Comeaux, Theophile Interviewee
  • Comeaux, Earl Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from April 18, 1982, features James Fontenot’s interview with 9-year-old Phillip Comeaux of Lafayette, Louisiana, and his 87-year-old great-grandfather Theophile Comeaux, who is teaching him to speak French. Fontenot also interviews Earl Comeaux of Kaplan, Louisiana, an educator and the co-author of a Cajun comic strip called “Bec Doux”. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.