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La Famille (1975)

Jolie Louisiane



Genre: French, Educational

Place Covered: Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1975

Duration: 00:15:30

Subjects: Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Cajun dance | Educational films | French language | FESTIVALS | Louisiana Cotton Festival (Ville Platte, La.)


  • Dur, Lynn Host
  • Bergen, Stuart Host
  • Lobelle, Yolande Host
  • Norris, William C. Producer


This episode of “Jolie Louisiane” from 1975 features hosts Lynn Durr, Stuart Bergen, and Yolande Lobelle teaching children French words related to the family. It also includes: a visit with an Acadian family looking at a photograph album; highlights from the Louisiana Cotton Festival in Ville Platte, including United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston serving as the festival’s king; and a Cajun dance.