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The Joy that Kills Preview (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-01-25

Duration: 00:06:03

Subjects: Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904. | Gallier House (New Orleans, La.)


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Laudun, Tika Reporter
  • Masson, Ann M. Interviewee


This segment from the January 25, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Tika Laudun’s preview of the PBS play “The Joy that Kills,” an adaptation of a Kate Chopin short story that was filmed at the Gallier House in New Orleans. She interviews Ann M. Masson, the museum director at the Gallier House. Host: Beth Courtney