Shorty

Shorty

Director: Daniel Doyle, Michael Furno

Cast: Daniel Doyle, Michael Furno, Grady Hardeman

     
 

On the eve of his fifty-sixth birthday, a lifelong football fan suffering from Down Syndrome roots for his favorite team to make their first playoff championship match in twenty-six years. The average life expectancy of a person suffering from Down Syndrome is 55, but Walter "Shorty" Simms is far from average. An essential part of the Hampden-Sydney College community… See more details below

Overview

On the eve of his fifty-sixth birthday, a lifelong football fan suffering from Down Syndrome roots for his favorite team to make their first playoff championship match in twenty-six years. The average life expectancy of a person suffering from Down Syndrome is 55, but Walter "Shorty" Simms is far from average. An essential part of the Hampden-Sydney College community for twenty-eight years, Simms as managed to become a community icon while inspiring the students of the prestigious all-male university to pursue their dreams at any cost. Now, in the same semester that Shorty is about to be introduced into the Hampden-Sydney College Athletic Hall of Fame, the Hampton-Sydney Tigers are poised to make the playoffs for the first time in over a quarter of a century. On the day of the big game against the formidable Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets, 107 years of rivalry burn up the gridiron as Shorty celebrates his birthday while praying for the only present he really wants - a Tigers victory and a shot at the championship title.

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Product Details

Release Date:
04/24/2007
UPC:
0683904700063
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
NR
Source:
Mill Creek Ent
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:26:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Shorty - One Simple Wish. One Extraordinary Man.
1. Opening [2:57]
2. History [7:35]
3. Shorty's Family [2:04]
4. Fotball at H-SC [1:18]
5. Always There [4:27]
6. Work [7:11]
7. Sewanee [7:39]
8. Gettysburg [11:39]
9. '77 Tigers [8:20]
10. W & L [1:20]
11. Hall of Fame [6:23]
12. Maryville [6:58]
13. "The Game" [5:48]
14. Shorty Stories [7:41]

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