Thursday, March 11, 2010

What a Day it will be

Doris Day Tribute at the New Haven Public Library April 10

NEW HAVEN - Pierre Patrick of New Haven, a Grammy nominee and a longtime fan and friend of Doris Day, will act as host for a Doris Day Tribute at 10 a.m. April 10 at New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St.

In addition to co-authoring two books about Day, Patrick has helped make several documentaries about the iconic American star, organizers said in a statement.
Patrick will be the host for all-day festivities, with special short documentaries and commentary by him.
The first feature film screening is at 11 a.m., with "Love me or Leave Me" (1955), starring Day as singing great Ruth Etting and costarring James Cagney and Cameron Mitchell. The second feature screens at 2 p.m.: "Pillow Talk" (1959), which was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2010, and stars Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall and Thelma Ritter.

Copies of Patrick’s book, "The Doris Day Companion: A Beautiful Day," will be available for sale and signing. There is no charge for the special event.
For more information visit www.dorisdaytribute.eventbrite.com or call the library at 203-946-8835.

Editor's note: the information in this post was provided in full by the New Haven Public Library. It is lightly edited here.

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