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A Christmas Story – Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday… Remember “A Christmas Story”?

From the www.imdb.com web site:

“Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s”.

A Christmas StoryThis is based on the novel “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash” by Jean Shepherd.

The stars of the movie are: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Two Reviews:

“A Christmas Story is a rare film about children yet for adults. While kids will definitely enjoy this Christmas-themed saga, adults will find a deeper level of depth than they may remember from seeing the film at a younger age.”

“A Christmas Story touches my heart as does no other film, and I know the reason for this is because it reminds me so much of my own 1950’s boyhood. For sure it strikes a nerve in persons of my generation. This is Bob Clark’s masterpiece and I know I am not the only person who feels this way.”

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Courtesy of Reminisce.com

In 1984, A Christmas Story was honored with a Genie Award for the Best Achievement in Direction and Best Screenplay. It also had 11 other nominations that year! (The Genie Awards were given out annually by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television to recognize the best of Canadian cinema from 1980–2012.)

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