Watch an excerpt from the Canadian movie classic The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. From YouTube.
Richler's most popular novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz has been translated into French as L'Apprentissage de Duddy Kravitz (Elisabeth Gille-Nemirovsky, Paris, 1960; Jean Simard, Montréal, 1976). A movie was made in 1974 and Duddy made his stage debut in Edmonton in 1984.
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Links to Other Sites
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
Click on the "Videos" tab to view clips from the classic Canadian film "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz." From the Festival de Cannes website.
Mordecai Richler's homecoming
Watch a 1975 CBC Television interview with Canadian author Mordecai Richler, who discusses his life, work, and affection for his old Montréal neighbourhood. See also additional radio and television clips on Richler. From the CBC Digital Archives.
Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall
"Face to Face" features outstanding Canadians whose ideas and contributions have transformed this country. Click on the photos in "Meet the Personalities" to see their biographies. From the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Coming soon: Much more Mordecai
A news story about renewed interest in the works of iconic Canadian writer Mordecai Richler. From thestar.com.
Review Essay: Richler's Biographies
A review of Charles Foran's "Mordecai: The Life & Times" and other biographies of popular writer Mordecai Richler from canlit.ca.
Mordecai Richler writes the literary scandal of the season
A video of a 1992 CBC News story about the controversy that greeted the publication of Mordecai Richler's non-fiction work "Oh Canada! Oh Quebec!"