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Christmas Story
Artist: Billingsly, Peter
UPC: 00012569796287
Studio: Warner Brothers
Genre: Christmas
Screen: Wide screen
    OUR PRICE: $8.90  
Product Type: DVD
Released: August 2013
Annotation: In Depression-era Indiana, nine-year-old Ralphie wishes for a Red Ryder BB-gun for Christmas over his parents' objections.
Additional Information
Rating: PG
Weight: 0.20 lbs
Info: Color, Closed Captioned, Widescreen, Soundtrack English, Amaray Case
Detailed Product Description: Video
In Print Date : 2007-10-30
Run Time : 5880
Recording Mode : (unknown)
Noise Reduction : (unknown)
Digital Process : (unknown)
Feature : Color
In Print Date : 2007-10-30
Rating : PG (MPAA)
Category : Comedies, Holiday, Family Interaction, Classic Fight Scenes, Christmas, Recommended, Nostalgic, Toys, Theatrical Release
Original Release Year : 1984
Released By : Warner Home Video
Catalog Number : 79628
Area : Canada
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Screenwriter:Leigh Brown
Composer:Carl Zittrer
Producer:Bob Clark Director/ Producer, BLACK CHRISTMAS, A CHRISTMAS STORY
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Production Designer:Reuben Freed
Director:Bob Clark Director/ Producer, BLACK CHRISTMAS, A CHRISTMAS STORY
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Star:Melinda Dillon Star, DEBATING ROBERT LEE (2004)
Composer:Paul J. Zaza
Story:Jean Shepherd
Editor:Stan Cole EDITOR
Costume Designer:Mary E. McLeod Costume Designer, RESIDENT EVIL: APOCALYPSE (2004)
Director of Photography:Reginald Morris
Star:Ian Petrella
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Star:Peter Billingsley American actor and producer
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Producer:Rene Dupont
Narrator:Jean Shepard
Synopsis: This vignette-laden, nostalgic view of Christmastime in 1940s Indiana follows nine-year-old Ralphie, who desperately wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas--and is waging an all-out campaign to convince his reluctant parents that the toy will be safe in his hands. By turns warped and winsome, the comedy follows Ralphie as he prepares for the big day with his rather idiosyncratic family. Based on the novel by humorist Jean Shepherd (who also narrates the film), A CHRISTMAS STORY gained popularity long after its theatrical run, through frequent holiday broadcasts that turned its schoolyard "triple-dog" dares, family neuroses, and childhood indignities into a Yuletide tradition.
Release Note: DVD Features: Region 1 Keep Case Full Frame - 1.33 Audio: Subtitles - English, French, Spanish Additional Release Material: Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Review: -11/16/1983
"...A version of Christmas as it exists only in the imagination....Shepherd has always been best at evoking the texture of life as it used to be in his midwest childhood..."
Review: -12/24/2000
"...There are many small but perfect moment in A CHRISTMAS STORY....There is a real knowledge of human nature beneath the comedy..."
Review: -10/10/2003
"...Think of it as IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE for post-Reagan generations as it morphs from cult to classic 20 years down the road..."
Review: -10/10/2003
"...[A] modern-classic telling of Jean Shepard's '40s-based Midwest yarn..."