Research and Collections

“Rocket” Richard

Some of these documents can be consulted at the Canadian Museum of Civilization Library.

Compiled by Sylvia Mauro, Reference Librarian, Canadian Museum of Civilization,
March 8, 2004.

Books and articles

“Adieu Rocket” in Paris Match, no 2663, 8 juin 2000, p. [38]-47.

Anstey, Robert Graham. Songs for the Rocket : a Collection of Notes and Comments with the Song Lyrics for Twenty-Seven Original Songs About Maurice “The Rocket” Richard. Sardis, BC: West Coast Paradise Pub., 2002, 144 p.
Call number: RARE PS 8551 N69 S64 2002

Carrier, Roch and Sheila Fishman (trans.). Our Life with the Rocket – The Maurice Richard Story. Toronto: Viking, 2001, 304 p. (Trans. of Le Rocket).
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 C37 2001 CMC

Carrier, Roch. Le Rocket. Montreal: Stanké, 2000. 271 p.
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 C3714 2000 CMC

Daignault, Daniel. Maurice Richard : le plus grand héros du Québec. Montreal: Edimag, 1999, 94 p.

Encan de la collection Maurice “Rocket” Richard, 7 mai 2002 = The Maurice “Rocket” Richard Auction, May 7th, 2002. St-Constant, Qc : Classic, 2002, 100 p.
Call number: RARE HF 5477 Q43 E53

Fitkin, Edward. Maurice Richard, Hockey’s Rocket. Toronto: Baxter Pub. Co., 1961, 144 p.

Forest, Michel. Maurice Richard. Montreal: Lidec, 1991, 61 p. (Coll. Célébrités canadiennes).
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 F67 1991 CMC

Gosselin, Gérard. Monsieur Hockey. Montreal: Éd. de l’Homme, 1960, 125 p.

Goyens, Chrys, Frank Orr and Jean-Luc Duguay. Maurice Richard – Reluctant Hero. Toronto: Team Power Publishing, 2000, 160 p.
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 G69 2000 CMC

Goyens, Chrys, Frank Orr and Jean-Luc Duguay (trans.). Maurice Richard – Héros malgré lui. Toronto: Team Power Publishing, 2000. 160 p. (Trans. of Maurice Richard – Reluctant Hero)

MacInnis, Craig (ed.). Remembering the Rocket – A Celebration. Toronto: Stoddart, 1998, 128 p.
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 R45 1998 CMC

MacInnis, Craig (ed.) and Jacques Vaillancourt (trans.). Maurice Richard, l’inoubliable Rocket. Montreal: Éd. de l’Homme, 1999. 134 p. (Trans. of Remembering the Rocket – A Celebration)
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 R4514 1998 CMC

Maurice Richard : sa jeunesse, sa carrière, sa vie familiale, sa maladie. Montreal: Trustar, 2000. 47 p.

O’Brien, Andy. Rocket Richard. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1962, c1961. 134 p.
Call number : GV 848.5 R5 O27 1961 CMC

O’Brien, Andy, Guy and Pierre Fournier (trans.). Numéro 9. St.-Laurent, Qc.: Ed. Laurentia, 1962, 140 p. (Trans. of Rocket Richard)

Pellerin, Jean Marie. L’idole d’un peuple – Maurice Richard. Montreal: Éd. de l’Homme, 1976. 517 p.
Call number : GV 848.5 P38 1976 CMC

Richard, Maurice and Stan Fischler. The Flying Frenchmen – Hockey’s Greatest Dynasty. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1971, 340 p.
Call number: GV 848 C3 R325 1971 CMC

Richard, Maurice, Stan Fisher and Louis Rémillard (trans.). Les Canadiens sont là! : La plus grande dynastie du hockey. Scarborough, Ont.: Prentice-Hall, 1971. 296 p. (Trans. of The Flying Frenchmen – Hockey’s Greatest Dynasty)

Juvenile literature

Carrier, Roch (text); Sheldon Cohen (ill.). Le Chandail de Hockey. Montreal : Livres Toundra, 1999, c1984, [23] p.
Call number : PS 8505 A77 H6214 1989 CMC

Carrier, Roch (text); Sheldon Cohen (ill.); Sheila Fischman (trans.). The Hockey Sweater. Montreal: Tundra Books, 1999, c1984, [23] p. (Trans. of Le Chandail de Hockey)
Call number: PS 8505 A77 H62 1999 CMC

Gravel, François. Le match des étoiles. Boucherville: Québec/Amérique jeunesse, 1996, 93 p. (Coll. Gulliver jeunesse; 66).

Johnson, Ann Donegan and Steve Pileggi (ill.). The Value of Tenacity – The Story of Maurice Richard. La Jolla, Calif.: Value Communications, 1984. 62 p.
Call number : GV 848.5 R5 J6613 CMC

Smyth, Jocelyn, Fortin, Line, and Steve Pileggi (ill.). Un bon exemple de ténacité – Maurice Richard raconté aux enfants. Saint-Laurent, Qc: Grolier, 1983. 62 p. (Coll. L’une des belles histoires vraies). (Trans. of The Value of Tenacity – The Story of Maurice Richard)
Call number: GV 848.5 R5 J6614 1983

Films

Hockey Lessons. Producer, Paul Hunt; director, John Hudecki; Produced by Five Corners Communications in association with Vision TV. Toronto: Prentice Hall, 2000. 1 cassette, 25 min. (Coll. Living histories).

Mon frère Richard. Producer, Luc Cyr, Yves Fortin Carl Leblanc. Montreal : Ad Hoc Films, 1999. 1 cassette, 53 min. (Coll. 24 heures pour l’histoire).

Mon numéro 9 en or. Director, Pierre L’Amare; Producer, Paul Larose. Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1972. 1 film, 16 mm and 35 mm, 4 min. 45 s.

Peut-être Maurice Richard. Director, Gilles Gascon; Producer, Paul Larose; Scenario, Gilles Gascon and Monique Provencher. Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1971, 1 film, 16 mm, 66 min.

Le Rocket – Maurice Richard – L’homme et sa légende. Director, Jacques Payette; Producer, Éric Michel. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, French Program, 1998, 1 cassette, 42 min. (Also publ. in English under title “The Rocket”). Note: Includes “Le Chandail” by Sheldon Cohen (Dir.); Marrin Carell, David Verrall, Derek Lamb (Prod.).
Call number: Video 717 CMC

The Rocket – Maurice Richard – The Man… The Legend. Director, Jacques Payette ; Producer, Éric Michel. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, French Program, 1998, 1 cassette, 42 min. (Also publ. in French under title “Le Rocket”). Note: Includes “The Sweater” by Sheldon Cohen (Dir.); Marrin Carell, David Verrall, Derek Lamb (Prod.)
Call number : Video 718 CMC

The Sweater. Sheldon Cohen (Dir.); David Verrall, Marrin Canell, Derek Lamb (Prod.). Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, 1980, 1 cassette, 10 min., 21 s.

Sound Recordings

Analog Discs (78 rpm)

Hill, Bobby. Saga of Maurice Richard. Bobby Hill and his Canadian Country Boys. London, Ont.: Sparton, [p1955?]. Sparton 136R.

Laurendeau, J. Maurice Richard. Y. Dupuis, lyrics; Jeanne d’arc Charlebois and J. Laurendeau, performers; accompanied by J. Laurendeau and his orchestra. [S. l.] : Maple Leaf, p1955. Maple Leaf 5018A.

Thiffault, Oscar. Le rocket Richard. Oscar Thiffault and his orchestra. [S.l.] : Apex, p1955. Apex 17140-A.

Digital Discs

Labbé, Gabriel. « Reel Maurice Rocket Richard » in L’harmonica, une passion. D. Hogan, piano; M. Donato, bass. [S. l.] : Interdisc, p1999. TRCD 9514.

Lapointe, Éric. « Rocket (On est tous des Maurice Richard) » and « Rocket » (instr.) in Les Boys II. Montreal : Diffusion YFB; [Pointe-Claire, Qc] : Dep [diff.], p1998. DY2-4512 Diffusion YFB. Note : Official theme songs of Louis Saia’s film, Les Boys II, composed by Éric Lapointe and Stéphane Dufour.

Létourneau, Pierre. « Maurice Richard » in Pierre Létourneau. Jean Bouchety and Jacques Denjean, conductors. [Saint-Laurent, Qc. : La Compagnie ; London Records of Canada, distr., p1971. LP.1012 La Compagnie. Note : Also available on CD under title Rétrospective (Compilation), Disques Mérite, p2000. Mérite 22-1087.

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