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Ovide Plouffe has married Rita. She still tries to attract other men even after their marriage. Unhappy Ovide feels for Marie - a young French woman he had met. But his catholic background ... See full summary »
The circumstances of the crime in the novel by Roger Lemelin were inspired by the airplane tragedy of Sault-au-Cochon on September 9th 1949. In it. the first airplane crash caused by a criminal act in the Western hemisphere, Albert Guay placed a bomb in the airplane cargo and the plane crashed on a mountain called Sault-au-Cochon north of Quebec city on the north shore. Albert Guay was later accused,condemned and hanged on January 12th 1951. Jack Gilbert Graham's similar crime in 1955 was inspired by this act.
After the airplane has exploded in the sky, Pacifique Berthet leaves the scene in a hurry while the other persons who were there with him and should have witnessed the same incident do not react at all to this extraordinary event.