A Christmas Story 39 years old

Peace, Harmony, Comfort and Joy... Maybe Next Year.

A Christmas Story

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.

Credits

A Christmas Story Cast

Name Character
Zack Ward He was 13, now 52 years old as Scut Farkus
Darren McGavin He was 61, 83 years old when he died as The Old Man (Mr. Parker)
Melinda Dillon She was 44, now 83 years old as Mrs. Parker
Peter Billingsley He was 12, now 51 years old as Ralphie Parker
Jeff Gillen as Santa Claus
Jean Shepherd He was 62, 78 years old when he died as Ralphie as an Adult
Ian Petrella He was 8, now 48 years old as Randy Parker
Yano Anaya He was 11, now 50 years old as Grover Dill
Bob Clark He was 44, 67 years old when he died as Swede
Leslie Carlson She was 50, 81 years old when she died as Christmas Tree Man
Jim Hunter as Freight Man
Tedde Moore She was 38, now 77 years old as Miss Shields
R.D. Robb as Schwartz
Scott Schwartz He was 21, now 60 years old as Flick

A Christmas Story Crew

Name Department
Paul Zaza as Original Music Composer. He was 31 (now 70) years old Sound
Reginald H. Morris as Director of Photography. He was 65 (85) years old when He died Camera
Stan Cole as Editor. Editing
Reuben Freed as Production Design. Art
Gavin Mitchell as Art Direction. He was 17 (now 57) years old Art
Mark S. Freeborn as Set Decoration. Art
Mary E. McLeod as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Bob Clark as Director. He was 44 (67) years old when He died Directing
Bob Clark as Producer. He was 44 (67) years old when He died Production
Bob Clark as Screenplay. He was 44 (67) years old when He died Writing
Jean Shepherd as Novel. He was 62 (78) years old when He died Writing
Carl Zittrer as Original Music Composer. Sound
A Christmas Story poster
A Christmas Story (39 years)

Peace, Harmony, Comfort and Joy... Maybe Next Year.

  • Release day: Friday, November 18, 1983
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Budget: 3300000.00
  • Revenue: 20653717.00