A CHRISTMAS STORY

Available From: 01/01/1950
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Synopsis:

The Christmas spirit isn't served up with more heartfelt warmth of observant hilarity than in this beloved adaptation of Jean Shepherd's holiday story. In 1940's Indiana, nine-year-old Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) dreams of his ideal Christmas gift: a genuine Red Ryder 200-shot Carbine Action Air Rifle. But when gruff dad (Darren McGavin) and doting mum (Melinda Dillon) regularly respond with "You'll shoot your eye out!"; Ralphie mounts a full-scale, hint-dropping Santa-begging campaign. He also endures all kinds of childhood calamities from snowsuit paralysis to the yellow-eyed Scotty Farkus affair to the dreaded tongue-on-a-frozen-flagpole gambit. We triple-dog-dare you to unwrap a more welcome Yuletide classic!

Details

Director(s):
Bob Clark
Runtime:
93
Production Year:
1983
Distributor:
Warner Bros.
Cast:
Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Ian Petrella

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