City of Monterey Park News Release

Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Welcomes Classic Film Program with Actress Diane Baker and Film Historian Foster Hirsch

Monterey Park, Calif. - July 20, 2017 - Actress Diane Baker will appear at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Classic Film Program on Sunday, July 23. The program includes the screening of an film classic starring , and Diane Baker. The film screening will start at 1 p.m. in the library’s Friends Room and will be followed by an interview with Baker moderated by Foster Hirsch. Hirsch is a film historian and Mark Keppel High School alumnus.

Baker made her film debut in the 1959 film, “The Diary of Anne Frank.” In the film, directed by , she played the role of Margot, the older sister of Anne. During the 1960s she co-starred with leading actors , and . In 1967, she made TV history, appearing in the two-part finale episodes of “The Fugitive” which became the most watched episodes in a television film series at the time.

The fifth annual Classic Film Program is co-sponsored with the Historical Society of Monterey Park and the Friends of the Monterey Park Library. For more information about the free program, contact the library at 626-307-1368 and/or follow on Twitter @MontereyParkLib.

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Sunday 1-5 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday 12-9 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more City of Monterey Park news and information, please visit the city website at

Media Contact Cindy Costales [email protected] 626-307-1398

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