PG | | Comedy, Family
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
There is a debate about when the film takes place. Evidence seems to point to 1939 because of The Wizard of Oz (1939) references. However, if you look at the calendar on the wall (during the first dinner sequence), you can clearly see the first of December falls on a ... ...
A can of Simoniz!
The windup chattering teeth in Miss Shields' confiscation drawer weren't invented until 1949.
"Ming the Merciless" and "Flash Gordon" are listed as characters despite being cut from the general release.
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