CBC Television Network

Pepinot & Capucine

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1952 to 1955

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday afternoons at 5:30 PM for two seasons January to June 1954 and September 1954 to June 1955.

A 30 minute puppet show for children, originating at CBC Montreal, and first broadcast in French on September 7, 1952. The English version debuted in January of 1954. Like most children’s shows at the time, the program told the adventures of a brother and sister, Pepinot and Capucine, Mr. Black, their pet bear, and their friend, Mr. White, the inventor.

Puppeteers: Fernand Dore, Charlotte Boisjoli, Jean Boisjoli and Marie-Eve Leonard.
Music: Neil Chotem
Producer: Jean-Paul Ladouceur

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005