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Thursday, June 18, 2009

What a difference a Day makes!


Local Talent Brings Doris Day film to New Haven June 24

Producer and writer Pierre Patrick, who also is a member of the cast of "What a Difference a Day Makes: Doris Day Superstar," a documentary that screened on European TV this spring. The film will receive its U.S. premiere at 5:30 p.m. June 24 at the New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St. Patrick will be on hand to discuss the film. Free parking is available. Register for the event at http://www.dorisdayfilm.eventbrite.com/.

Patrick is also co-author of two books on Doris Day, including the newly released "The Doris Day Companion." Patrick has known the 50’s Hollywood Icon for years, and some of the interviews for the book took place at her home in Carmel, Calif., library officials said. His book, which provides background material on her songs, movies and TV shows, will be available for sale and signing at the film premiere at the library, and at Atticus Bookstore Cafe on June 25.

The library also will offer a free screening of Pajama Game (1957), starring Day and John Raitt, at 2 p.m. June 26 at 2pm. For more information, call (203) 946-8835.

The photo shows Doris Day and Pierre Patrick

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