Saturday, December 25, 2010
Screen Gem Saturdays: A Christmas Story
Other than an image from “It's A Wonderful Life,” what other movie could I have possibly placed here for Christmas Day? “A Christmas Story” takes you back to the "amorphously late 30s, early 40s" (as quoted by Director Bob Clark) when life was simple and the protagonist, Ralphie (Peter Billingsley), was motivated by his desire for a Red Ryder Air Rifle. For all of you who celebrate this holiday, Merry Christmas!
To round out the holiday cheer, I’ll include a few of my fave images from the past. If Nickelodeon can do re-runs, why can’t I?
Nothing says Christmas like a man balancing a table on his nose, right?
This one is just ripe for some snappy cartoon bubble comments above each of the Dickens Carolers’ head; readers, this is the time to show your creativity!
I saved the most adorable one for last; this group of seniors poses proudly in front of the Disneyland Christmas Tree, circa Christmas 1967:
Time to get back to the kitchen and finish working on tonight’s meal; anyone want a piece of Fruit Cocktail Eggnog Pie?
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