What Year Is Christmas Story Set
Three leg lamps were made for the movie and all were broken on set during the filming. The Radio Orphan Annie decoder pin that Ralphie receives is the 1940 â€œSpeedomaticâ€ model, indicating that the movie takes place in December, 1940. Different decoder badges were made each year from 1935–1940.
DIVERSITY AS AN ANACHRONISM. By the time A Christmas Story was released in 1983, racial segregation in Indiana public schools was a thing 34 years in the past. But if Ralphie's story takes place any time before 1949, he would not have had any African American classmates, as he does in the film.
Being that it was marathoned on cable like it is every Christmas I happened to look it up and was surprised to find it was supposed to be set .
It hasn't been since 1983, the year of A Christmas Storyâ€”the now classic film about nine-year-old. In other words, what real Christmas was like in real families.. .. Another brainstorm of Clark's was to cut the floors out of the set so the camera .