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Classic Film: The African Queen

Date(s): November 5, 2009
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.
Location: Hagler Auditorium of Annenberg Presidential Conference Center

Thursday, November 5 - The African Queen (1951, 105 minutes, Color), directed by John Huston. At the start of World War I, Charlie Allnut is using his old steamer, The African Queen, to ferry supplies to villages in East Africa. When the Rev. Samuel Sayer dies, Charlie agrees to take Sayer's sister, Rose, back to civilization, taking on the Germans at the same time. This film stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.

Viewer's Choice is a collection of classic films that were selected by our classic film audiences in the Spring of 2009.

The Bush Library and the Bush Library Foundation present the Classic Film Series free of charge and invite anyone in the community interested in classic films to attend. Beverages are provided courtesy of Bryan Coca Cola Bottling Company and popcorn is available at no cost. Refreshments are available in the lobby in the hour preceding the start of each movie. All films are shown in the Hagler Auditorium of the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center unless otherwise noted and a speaker introduces each film. Parking is free and plentiful. For more information, please call Tracy at(979) 691-4014. 

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