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‘The Sumer of Walter Hacks’

February 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

George Woodard’s award winning film, “The Summer of Walter Hacks” (2010) is back!
Nominated for ‘Best Screenplay and Best Stunts’, the story is about the adventures of an 11 year old boy in the summer of 1952.
Two 11 year old children sit on the porch trying to decide who will be wearing the cowboy hat, a rumpled fedora with the sides rolled up. “I don’t want to be the beautiful girl, all they do is hand beer to dirty men. I want to be the hero.”
“Well who am I then?”
“You can be the old guy who travels with him”.
Walter gets a job at a farm machinery repair shop. As he travels around on his bicycle (his horse) helping fix farmer’s equipment, his adventures parallel the western movies he loves…. the getaway, the showdown, the shootout, the runaway stagecoach (a farm tractor), saving the beautiful girl from impending doom and riding off into the sunset.
Filmed in black and white ‘The Summer of Walter Hacks’ is an accurate presentation of that time gone by. It’s exciting, it’s funny, it’s sad, and it’s a movie any 11 year old should see and any 60 year old will remember.
There will be three showings:
Sat. Feb. 11th – Waterbury Brookside Primary School – 6:30pm Sun. Feb.19th – Vergennes Opera House – 2:00pm
Sat. Feb. 25th – Morrisville River Arts – 6:30pm
Tickets are $7:00 and will be sold at the door.
At the end of each screening George will show a preview of his new film ‘The Farm Boy’, a WWII era story about a young man from a farm who is sent to Europe in what would become ‘The Battle of the Bulge’. Premiering in late March, visit Hangingmudflapproductions.com for more information on ‘The Farm Boy’.


February 19, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Woodchuck Theatre Co.


Vergennes Opera House
120 Main Street
Vergennes, VT 05491
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