Paul L. Thebaud was the nephew of philanthropist Louis A. Thebaud. His uncle was a sponsor of the Gertrude L. Thebaud racing schooner, and it is possible that Thebaud's film Gloucester and the Fisherman's Race contains footage of a Gertrude L. Thebaud race.
"L.A. Thebaud Dies; Philanthropist, 79." New York Times, April 3, 1939; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times, pg. 15.