Film Screening: Donovan’s Reef @ BPL

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Film Screening: Donovan’s Reef @ BPL

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Donovan’s Reef was written by Bristol, CT native Ed Beloin.  Belion had a sucessful career writing for Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Jerry Lewis.  His television credits include: The Lucy Show, My Three Sons and Family Affair.  Besides Donovan’s Reef, Beloin’s movie credits include GI Blues with Elvis Presley and Visit to a Small Planet with Jerry Lewis.  Beloin was born April 1, 1910 in Bristol and passed away in Florida in 1992.

The Story:

Three World War II Navy veterans — Donovan (John Wayne), Doc Dedham (Jack Warden) and Gilhooley (Lee Marvin) — converge on the French Polynesian island of Haleakaloha and team up to deceive Dedham’s prim daughter (Elizabeth Allen), who has just learned of her father’s existence and his inherited stock from the company of which she is chairman, and hopes to find just cause to reclaim his shares. Dedham’s marriage to an island woman serves to further threaten his share in the company.

No charge. RSVP at the library, online or by calling: (860) 584-7787 x 3.
Sponsored by the Bristol History Room

Bristol Public Library
5 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
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This Week In Bristol

Events for week of November 19, 2018

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Mon 19th

George E. Moulthrop, Amateur Photographer & Bristol Visual Historian

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Tue 20th
Wed 21st

Bristol Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Prospect United Methodist Church
Thu 22nd

Thanksgiving Day

November 22
Fri 23rd

Playful Learners Playgroup at Imagine Nation

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
Sat 24th

Shakedown returns to Bleachers

November 23 @ 9:00 pm - November 24 @ 1:00 am
Sun 25th

Salsa, Bachata y mas at T Salon

November 24 @ 8:00 pm - November 25 @ 2:00 am
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