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The San Bernardino Public Library presents “To Hell and Back”: the Story of Audie Murphy

The San Bernardino Public Library is welcoming back Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson to the Feldheym Central Library on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 3 p.m. Hudson, who has just been named Best One Man Show in Los Angeles, has created a memorable bio-play of America’s most decorated hero of the Second World War. This 45-minute one-man performance will showcase the WWII Adventures of Audie Murphy, his life, and his crusade to help Veterans with PTSD.

Audie Leon Murphy was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. He received every military combat award for valor available from the U.S. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism. After the war, he appeared in more than 40 films. He suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder throughout his life.

Duffy Hudson is an actor, director, writer, teacher and filmmaker. He has performed in hundreds of plays and has directed over 300 theatrical pieces, including workshop productions with Brooke Shields, The Three Sisters with Jessica Lange, Don Johnson and Tatum O’Neal, and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf with Marlo Thomas. Since turning his attention to film and television, he has performed in numerous commercials, including the award winning, Men in Black series for Penn Station. Feature film credits include among others, Tattered Angel, Canvas The Night, Skin Complex, and The Greater Good.

Hudson tours the US with his one-man shows of Edgar Allan Poe, Albert Einstein, George Burns, Houdini, Audie Murphy, Dr. Seuss, and A Christmas Carol.

For more information on Duffy Hudson and his performances, visit www.duffyhudson.com

This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library. For more information call 909.381.8235 or visit www.sbpl.org or www.facebook.com/SBPLfriends/