Sunday, May 5, 2019

1983 Alternate Oscars

My choices are noted with a ★. Historical Oscar winners are noted with a ✔.

I think I was one of twelve people who actually saw A Christmas Story in a theater back in 1983. But having been a fan of Jean Shepherd for years, there was no way I was going to miss it.

Rumor has it you can see A Christmas Story on cable television sometime around December 24th or 25th, but don't quote me.

By the way, in case you've never seen the 1976 PBS special Phantom of the Open Hearth, based on another of Shepherd's classic story collections Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories: and Other Disasters, here it is complete for your entertainment:

P.S. Am I the only person who sees the movie title Terms of Endearment and immediately thinks of Sterling Archer's "Terms of En-Rampagement"?

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