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  1. 12 days of Christmas part 8: 'a Christmas story'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... is the expansion of the narrative beyond the central plot, and the believably humble characters. Mr. Parker ( Darren McGavin ) is dubbed "The Old Man," and his relationship with Ralphie is demonstrated rather than merely explained. He's a caring ...

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  2. Rob Hiaasen: Paging Dr. Freud - a case of Leg Lamp EnvyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... you-know-what. I own the 20-inch Leg Lamp, a cheaper model that did not come with the crate immortalized by Darren McGavin who played Old Man Parker, who won a "major prize" in the form of one slinky lighting accessory. That he gloriously ...

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  3. Do your kids freak out when opening gifts? Show SILive.com your Christmas morning madnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | SILive.com

    ... Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) are chomping the bit to open those presents - but Mom (Melinda Dillon) and Dad (Darren McGavin) make them pause for an old school photo opp in "A Christmas Story." (Photo courtesy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) HOLIDAY MOVIE ...

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  4. Enjoy 'A Christmas Story' free drive-in movie at Anastasia State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    ... Amphitheater at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 19 2014. The film stars Melinda Dillon as Mother Parker, Darren McGavin as Old Man Parker, and Peter Billingsley as the young Ralphie. Rated PG, this 1983 comedy has become a holiday classic. It is about ...

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  5. The Players' A Christmas Story, the MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... while adding production numbers that spring pretty logically from the story. And if you can never forget Darren McGavin and Melinda Dillon as the parents in the original film, the Players' stand-ins (artistic director Jeffery Kin and Alyssa Goudy) ...

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  6. Classic movie review: 'A Christmas Story' (1983)aRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Examiner.com

    ... him and everlasting happiness--what every kid on the planet can relate to: Mom and Dad ( Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin ). Machiavelli would be proud Ralphie resorts to all sorts of schemes--some subtle, others not so--to convince his folks he ...

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  7. Slide Show: My true love gave to me ... three Nerf assault weapons,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | MarketWatch

    ... Gun lamp. Do you remember that classic scene in the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story" where the dad, played by Darren McGavin, wins a sweepstakes, and his prize arrives in a box. As he cracks it open, he's fairly bursting with enthusiasm, and then, and ...

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  8. "A Christmas Story" is a fun romp for the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Star Tribune

    ... a bedtime story. As Ralphie's dad, "The Old Man," Dieter Bierbrauer must have known he couldn't re-create Darren McGavin's menacing persona from the movie, and instead brashly dances his way into the audience's good graces as a clowning showboater. ...

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  9. 'Christmas Story: The Musical' takes beloved movie over the topRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | TwinCities

    ... voice. James Ciccarelle makes an able younger brother, Randy. Unfortunately, Dieter Bierbrauer cannot match Darren McGavin's wonderful portrayal of "The Old Man" in the film. Bierbrauer's father is goofy and one-dimensional, making it seem unlikely ...

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  10. A Christmas Story at the OrpheumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... it has been 20 years since he left Memphis, and he's now mature enough to step into the role made famous by Darren McGavin. Swan was fresh out of college when he arrived in Memphis. "I auditioned for [Playhouse founder] Jackie Nichols at the very ...

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  11. Christmas Books for Older Kids & AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | DurhamRegion.com

    ... A Christmas Story has become a cherished Christmas movie that families watch every year. The film starred Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Ian Petrella and Peter Billingsley the little boy who wanted a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas. Set in the 1940s ...

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  12. Families have become the scapegoat of holiday movies a " why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Deseret News

    ... yuletide season. Stewart's Bailey stands in strong contrast to another patriarch of a classic holiday film, Darren McGavin as Old Man Parker in 1983's "A Christmas Story." Foul-mouthed, disgruntled and quick to anger, Parker plays the buffoon of the ...

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  13. The Steven Spielberg Demonic House Movie You Can't Watch At HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... because for some reason it's never before been released on any home video format. Paul and Marjorie Worden ( Darren McGavin and Sandy Dennis ) move out of New York City with their two kids in tow and buy a home in the countryside. She keeps occupied ...

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  14. 'Christmas Story' neighborhood getting faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | USA Today

    ... Story house has become a popular destination for fans of the movie starring Peter Billingsley as Ralphie and Darren McGavin and Melinda Dillon as his parents. In another part of the neighborhood, Ariel Castro held three women captive for a decade in ...

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  15. 'Christmas Story' neighborhood getting faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | USA Today

    ... Story house has become a popular destination for fans of the movie starring Peter Billingsley as Ralphie and Darren McGavin and Melinda Dillon as his parents. In another part of the neighborhood, Ariel Castro held three women captive for a decade in ...

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  16. 'Graveyard Shift' mashes up romance, horror in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | USA Today

    ... on the creep factor of his new series was the original 1972 TV movie Night Stalker , which introduced Darren McGavin as Carl Kolchak. "There's a scene where the cops find a woman's body in the middle of a vacant lot - and there's no clue how she got ...

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  17. Babylon 5.1: TV reviews by Rick NorwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2005 | SF Site

    ... decided that the all important youth audience would not want to see some old fart play the lead, and so Darren McGavin is relegated to a micro-second walk-on while a boring young actor without a fraction of his personality stars. Of the three SF ...

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  18. OT 08/25 - Back to school, back to school, to prove to Dad that I'm not a fool....Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Lone Star Ball

    Billy Madison is a 1995 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis . It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford , Bridgette Wilson , Norm Macdonald and Darren McGavin .

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  19. 'Matador' mixes soccer, spies and sangria in fun retro styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... as a bellboy reaches to grab a bag too important for a bellboy to grab. "Fragile," pronouncing the word, like Darren McGavin in "A Christmas Story," as if it were Italian. Rodriguez, who directed the pilot episode, is also the director of "From Dusk ...

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  20. From a Finding Nemoa to a oeBoyz N the Hooda : 10 memorable movie dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to teach them about their favorite things and sneak them all out of Nazi-occupied Austria. The Old Man (Darren McGavin) in "A Christmas Story" (1983) - While not changing flat tires, winning "major awards" or weaving obscenities that still hang in ...

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