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'Christmas Story': bah, humbug

JEAN SHEPHERD is a master storyteller when it comes to spinning free association yarns about childhood in the Midwest in the 1940s. "A Christmas Story," adapted from a Shepherd book of such stories, this one about a kid's campaign to get a Daisy air rifle for Christmas, is not charming and doesn't evoke true childhood. It's bizarre and boring...

Copyright: 1983 New York Daily News