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Movies: Pasghetti Western

Published April 1, 2013 at 4:00 a.m. | Updated April 4, 2022 at 7:35 p.m.

Gold diggers. Bandits. A ranch on the brink of despair. The debut feature film from Myra and Jim Hudson has all the trappings of a classic period Western, but the Royalton couple prefers to categorize it as a comedy. That's because the stars of their Pasghetti Western are all children. Twenty-eight community youngsters donned cowboy hats for this spunky, kid-size interpretation of the American frontier. Filmed in scaled-down sets and alongside baby horses and calves, the actors appear laughably tall as they work the land and scuffle like adults — or get caught on camera picking their noses. "The footage was adorable and the kids were really into it, so we just kept letting it grow," says Myra. She expects the film to premiere at a local theater sometime this year.

Pasghetti Western: Visit facebook.com/pasghettiwestern for updates and a link to the movie trailer.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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Carolyn Fox

Carolyn Fox

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Carolyn Fox was the Seven Days calendar editor from 2009-2012. From 2012-2013, she was the managing editor of Kids VT. She currently works as Special Publications Manager for Seven Days.

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