The Trouble with Harry (1955) - Premiere (30/Sep/1955)
Cliff Miskelley, the head of the Vermont Development Commission who had originally suggested East Craftsbury as an ideal location to producer Herbert Coleman, was the Master of Ceremonies and Hitchcock was made an "Honorary Citizen and Mayor of Barre". The Hitchcocks were also presented with a map of Vermont map fashioned of local granite.
Sitting alongside Hitchcock on the head table were:
- Alma Reville
- Shirley MacLaine
- Jules Stein (the CEO of MCA) and his wife
- Herman Citron (MCA agent who take care of Hitchcock's affairs at Paramount) and his wife
Dinner Menu --- Freshly Pressed Vermont Fall Apple Cider * Vermont Style Boiled New England Lobster With Drawn Butter (prepared according to the Vermont recipe which won the 1954 New England Lobster Contest) * Crisp Vermont Potato Chips * Tossed Vermont Harvest Salad * Home-Baked Vermont Rolls and Fresh Vermont Dairy Butter * Vermont Apple Pie With Vermont Cheddar Cheese * Coffee With Heavy Vermont Cream The Auditorium Barre, Vermont Friday evening September 30, 1955 at seven o'clock