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.
United States of America, Canada
Melinda Dillon (Mrs. Parker), Darren McGavin (The Old Man (Mr. Parker)), Peter Billingsley (Ralphie Parker), Jean Shepherd (Ralphie as an Adult), Ian Petrella (Randy Parker), Scott Schwartz (Flick), R.D. Robb (Schwartz) more..., Zack Ward (Scut Farkus), Yano Anaya (Grover Dill), Tedde Moore (Miss Shields), Jeff Gillen (Santa Claus), Leigh Brown (Woman), Bob Clark (Swede), Leslie Carlson (Christmas Tree Man), Jim Hunter (Freight Man)
Jean Shepherd (Novel), Paul Zaza (Original Music Composer), Carl Zittrer (Original Music Composer), Reginald H. Morris (Director of Photography), Stan Cole (Editor), Reuben Freed (Production Design), Gavin Mitchell (Art Direction) more..., Mark S. Freeborn (Set Decoration), Mary E. McLeod (Costume Design), Bob Clark (Producer), Bob Clark (Screenplay),
Christmas Tree Films, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer