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Author: Michael FurnoDaniel F DoyleGrady HardemanCraig CukrowskiKeith WilsonAll authors
Publisher: USA : Revolution Earth Productions, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary film about Walter "Shorty" Simms, a 55-year old man with Down syndrome, and the #1 fan of the Hampden-Sydney College Tiger football team. The film follows Shorty through the Tiger's 2002 football season culminating in his induction into the Hampden-Sydney College Athletic Hall-of-Fame and his 56th birthday, which falls on the day of the Tiger's final game of the season against 108 year rivals, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Walter Simms
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Furno; Daniel F Doyle; Grady Hardeman; Craig Cukrowski; Keith Wilson; Revolution Earth Productions.; Beatsmiths (Musical group)
ISBN: 0964616890 9780964616899 0964616815 9780964616813
OCLC Number: 53303597
Notes: Originally released of the 2003 documentary film.
Special Features: Extra Points features two music videos; "Shorty Stories; Behind the Scenes with the Crew."
Credits: Director of photography, Craig Cukrowski ; editor, Michael Furno ; sound editor, Keith Wilson ; music, The Beatsmiths.
Performer(s): Narrator: Grady J. Hardeman.
Event notes: Filmed on location at Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA from August through November of 2002.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Revolution Earth presents a Michael Furno/Daniel F. Doyle film ; producer, Michael Furno ; written and directed by Michael Furno and Daniel F. Doyle.

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Documentary film about Walter "Shorty" Simms, a 55-year old man with Down syndrome, and the #1 fan of the Hampden-Sydney College Tiger football team. The film follows Shorty through the Tiger's 2002 football season culminating in his induction into the Hampden-Sydney College Athletic Hall-of-Fame and his 56th birthday, which falls on the day of the Tiger's final game of the season against 108 year rivals, the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets. Shorty's birthday wish is to "Beat Randolph-Macon."

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