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It's strange that one of America's favourite holiday films, A Christmas Story, is barely a blip on the radar in the UK, but with new sequel A Christmas Story Christmas emerging this year, now seemed like the perfect time to discuss the phenomenon that is Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley) and his desperate quests for the perfect Christmas. Sam Clements, of The Holiday Season podcast, 90 Minutes Or Less and Picturehouse podcast The Love Of Cinema, joins me to discuss BB guns, sledding and all the trappings of a traditional Christmas...
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If you want to read or hear more from Helen, you can order her book "Women Vs Hollywood: The Fall and Rise of Women in Film" which is out now in The UK and comes out on 16th December in the USA and Canada.
Helen O'Hara is also on the Empire podcast every week and hosts the Podcast "His Darker Materials" to coincide with the BBC/HBO TV drama "His Dark Materials".
You can find Helen on Twitter @HelenLOHara
This pod was edited by Ben Williams and produced by Helen O'Hara and Stripped Media. If you want to know more about this podcast and others produced by Stripped Media please visit www.Stripped.media to find out more or email producers@Stripped.media
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