History Film / AChristmasStory

12th Jul '16 9:28:41 AM snichols1973
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* WhiteElephant: The pink bunny pajamas that Ralphie receives from his Aunt Clara.
30th Jun '16 6:25:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedheadedBully: Scut Farkus is one of the most well known examples.
7th Mar '16 10:15:53 AM Mdumas43073
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The film, which was primarily drawn from material in Shepard's 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash'', has come to be embraced as one of ''the'' perennially beloved Christmas movies. It eventually spawned a play, as well as two "sequels": the made-for-TV ''Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss'' and 1994's ''Film/ItRunsInTheFamily'' (aka "My Summer Story", not to be confused with the Creator/{{Kirk|Douglas}}/Creator/MichaelDouglas collaboration), both of which are notable in that none of the original film's cast members are in either of the others (save actress Tedde Moore [Miss Shields], who appears in the latter). A DirectToVideo sequel called ''A Christmas Story 2'' was released on October 30th, 2012. You can watch the trailer for it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bed8rNx-Sw here]]. A ''much'' better-received ScreenToStageAdaptation went to Broadway that same year, followed by another national tour the next holiday season. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Story:_The_Musical Information can be found on]] ThatOtherWiki, of course.

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The film, which was primarily drawn from material in Shepard's 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash'', has come to be embraced as one of ''the'' perennially beloved Christmas movies.a perennial holiday favorite. It eventually spawned a play, as well as two "sequels": the made-for-TV ''Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss'' and 1994's ''Film/ItRunsInTheFamily'' (aka "My Summer Story", not to be confused with the Creator/{{Kirk|Douglas}}/Creator/MichaelDouglas collaboration), both of which are notable in that none of the original film's cast members are in either of the others (save actress Tedde Moore [Miss Shields], who appears in the latter). A DirectToVideo sequel called ''A Christmas Story 2'' was released on October 30th, 2012. You can watch the trailer for it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bed8rNx-Sw here]]. A ''much'' better-received ScreenToStageAdaptation went to Broadway that same year, followed by another national tour the next holiday season. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Story:_The_Musical Information can be found on]] ThatOtherWiki, of course.
7th Mar '16 10:15:23 AM Mdumas43073
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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (primarily material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film ''A Christmas Story'' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.

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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (primarily material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), stories, directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film ''A Christmas Story'' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.



The film spawned a play, as well as two "sequels": the made-for-TV ''Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss'' and 1994's ''Film/ItRunsInTheFamily'' (aka "My Summer Story", not to be confused with the Creator/{{Kirk|Douglas}}/Creator/MichaelDouglas collaboration), both of which are notable in that none of the original film's cast members are in either of the others (save actress Tedde Moore [Miss Shields], who appears in the latter). A DirectToVideo sequel called ''A Christmas Story 2'' was released on October 30th, 2012. You can watch the trailer for it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bed8rNx-Sw here]]. A ''much'' better-received ScreenToStageAdaptation went to Broadway that same year, followed by another national tour the next holiday season. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Story:_The_Musical Information can be found on]] ThatOtherWiki, of course.

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The film film, which was primarily drawn from material in Shepard's 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash'', has come to be embraced as one of ''the'' perennially beloved Christmas movies. It eventually spawned a play, as well as two "sequels": the made-for-TV ''Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss'' and 1994's ''Film/ItRunsInTheFamily'' (aka "My Summer Story", not to be confused with the Creator/{{Kirk|Douglas}}/Creator/MichaelDouglas collaboration), both of which are notable in that none of the original film's cast members are in either of the others (save actress Tedde Moore [Miss Shields], who appears in the latter). A DirectToVideo sequel called ''A Christmas Story 2'' was released on October 30th, 2012. You can watch the trailer for it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bed8rNx-Sw here]]. A ''much'' better-received ScreenToStageAdaptation went to Broadway that same year, followed by another national tour the next holiday season. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Story:_The_Musical Information can be found on]] ThatOtherWiki, of course.
7th Mar '16 10:12:53 AM Mdumas43073
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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (primarily material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film A Christmas Story lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.

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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (primarily material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film A ''A Christmas Story Story'' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.
7th Mar '16 10:12:33 AM Mdumas43073
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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (including material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film '''''A Christmas Story''''' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.

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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (including (primarily material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film '''''A A Christmas Story''''' Story lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in [[TheForties 1940s]] America.
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26th Jan '16 8:46:21 AM Mdumas43073
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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (including material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film '''''A Christmas Story''''' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in America circa 1940.

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Based on humorist Jean Shepherd's autobiographical short stories (including material from his 1966 book ''In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash''), directed by Creator/BobClark, and narrated by Shepherd himself, the 1983 film '''''A Christmas Story''''' lovingly and hilariously depicts a childhood Christmas in America circa 1940.
[[TheForties 1940s]] America.
7th Jan '16 6:53:44 PM JudasZala
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* NoNameGiven: Mrs. Parker doesn't have a known first name, and Mr. Parker is only referred to as "The Old Man", even in the credits.
28th Dec '15 10:17:39 PM zoop
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* TalkingLightbulb: The first time Scut Farkus appears, he's taunting the main characters from behind a fence. The fence slat he's hiding behind wiggles to indicate that's where the sound is coming from.
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