Where Was A Christmas Story Based
In the fictional northern indiana town of hohman based on real life hammond indiana where writer jean shepherd grew up.
Where was a christmas story based. The movie was actually filmed in cleveland ohio and toronto ontario. The christmas tree shopping scene and many of the inside shots of the house were filmed in toronto ontario. The house that appears in the film is located at 3159 w 11th street cleveland ohio. Jean shepherd passed away in 1999.
All others pay cash with some elements from his 1971 book wanda hickey s night of golden memories and other disasters it stars melinda dillon darren mcgavin and peter billingsley a seasonal classic in north america it is. A christmas carol recounts the story of ebenezer scrooge an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner jacob marley and the spirits of christmas past present and yet to come. Browns was the main department store in my hometown of oklahoma city and the place where i would make my annual visit with santa claus. The film s setting is a town in indiana but was actually filmed in cleveland ohio.
To find an american city resembling an indiana town of the 1940s director bob clark sent his location scouts to 20 cities before selecting cleveland ohio. The story takes place in 1940 based on the fact that ralphie s little orphan annie decoder pin displays 1940 on it. A christmas story is a 1983 american christmas comedy film directed by bob clark and based on jean shepherd s semi fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book in god we trust. The screenplay for a christmas story is based on material from author jean shepherd s collection of short stories in god we trust all others pay cash.
Scenes from outside the parkers house were shot on location in the tremont neighborhood on the west side of cleveland ohio. I am sure most who have seen the film realize this is ralphie s story but melinda dillon as the typical 1940 s stay at home mom and darren mcgavin as the grumpy but kindly father made the story work. Although billed as an official sequel in the trailer the film is not directly based on jean shepherd s. For many years a cult radio and cabaret personality in new york city jean shepherd was the creator of the popular film a christmas story which is based on his novels in god we trust all others pay cash and wanda hickey s night of golden memories and which has become a holiday tradition on the turner network.
Being a ghost story of christmas commonly known as a christmas carol is a novella by charles dickens first published in london by chapman hall in 1843 and illustrated by john leech. A christmas story 2 is a 2012 film directed by brian levant and starring daniel stern and braeden lemasters. 144 of 148 found this interesting.
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