Columbus, OH: Espresso Bongo (1959) Feb 26

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Columbus, OH: Espresso Bongo (1959) Feb 26

PostFri Feb 03, 2017 7:52 am

Expresso Bongo
Introduced by Tim Lanza, Vice President and Archivist, Cohen Film Collection
(Val Guest, 1959) New Restoration
Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration
Sun, Feb 26, 2017 12 PM
Wexner Center
http://www.wexarts.org/film-video/expresso-bongo

In Expresso Bongo, Laurence Harvey stars as a sleazy agent always on the hunt for new talent. He discovers it in a teen-filled London coffee shop going crazy for bongo-playing Burt Rudge (played by Cliff Richard, the UK’s first proper rock idol). They sign a deal, but it doesn’t take Rudge very long to discover he’s being hustled. This restoration includes a number of songs cut from previous release. (111 mins., 2K DCP)

SUN, FEB 26 SPECIAL EVENTS ESPRESSO BONGOS | 11 PM–2 PM
Hey, Daddy-O! Join us for espresso, pastries, and a bongo circle in the Wex Café. BYO bongo or borrow one from Columbus Percussion.

ADMISSION
$6 members, students, seniors
$8 general public

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