Fall fairs are ingrained in Grey County's history. Most still celebrate the season the way it has been done for well over a century in rural Ontario, with livestock and trained animal shows; bake-offs; fruit, vegetable, flower and preserve contests; parades; quilt and art shows; farm equipment displays; BBQ dinners and live entertainment.
In this sharp-edged satire, thug businessman Harry Brock heads to Washington D.C., determined to buy his way into a law amendment. His only liability? Billie Dawn, his ex-chorus line girlfriend who sticks out like a sore thumb. Harry hires a reporter to teach Billie poise, but a little education goes a long way, and Harry gets more than he bargained for. A hilarious and timely send-up of politics and perceptions of the 1940s – or today?