Holiday Classic Movie Prop, “The Leg Lamp” Now Available in a Limited Edition Signature Series

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The kids from the movie Â?A Christmas StoryÂ? by Jean Shepherd have partnered with One Leg Up Leg Lamps in creating a signature series Leg Lamp autographed by all 5 kids. The Leg Lamp will be available on or before November 15, 2004. Via the internet at This will be a collectorÂ?s item for the fans of the movie.

All 5 kids have joined together to offer their fans of this holiday classic movie a limited edition Signature Series Leg Lamp . Maximum of 150 Leg Lamps will be available this year. They will be manufactured by One Leg Up, the original manufacture of the Leg Lamp as featured in the 20th anniversary DVD of “A Christmas story” by Jean Shepherd.

Each Leg Lamp base has been engraved and autographed by “Ralphie”, “Randy”, “Flick”, “Schwartz” and “Scut Farcus”. Scott Schwartz who starred, as “Flick” will be available for telephone interviews you can contact One Leg Up to arrange an interview.

For any fan of A Christmas Story, and for lovers of kitsch the leg lamp is the collectable to own from the film. The movie paints a nostalgic picture of 1940's Christmas in Indiana. Anyone whose ever longed to find that special something under the tree can relate to the struggle nine year old Ralphie has to convince anyone, that what he really wants for Christmas is a Red Ryder 200-shot carbine action air rifle BB gun with a compass in the stock.

One of the movies many hilarious set pieces Ralphie's dad, gets a telegram informing him he's won a Major Award. The sweepstakes addicted patris is sure he's going to finally prove to everyone that his mania is justified. When the huge wooden crate arrives dad hurriedly cracks it open throwing excelsior and digging until finally his major award is revealed to be…a leg lamp! Dad installs it in the front window of the house drawing neighbors, large numbers of male neighbors until, that is mom intervenes. The fate of the leg lamp remains a controversy to this day.

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