A Christmas Story is running all day on TBS.
Did you know any of this trivia about the movie?
- To find an American city resembling an Indiana town of the 1940s, director Clark sent his location scouts to twenty cities before selecting Cleveland, Ohio, as the site for filming.
- Parts of the movie, including the Christmas tree shopping scene, were filmed in Toronto, Ontario. One of Toronto’s trademark red trolleys can be seen driving by the shot of the outside of the tree lot.
- The St. Catharine’s Museum owns the original Daisy Red Ryder 200-shot Carbine Action BB Gun and box used in the film, two pairs of Ralphie’s glasses including the pair that was smashed, and two scripts.
- Jack Nicholson was considered for the role of Mr. Parker – “The Old Man”.
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