A Christmas Story, 20th Anniversary Celebration

Edwards Big Newport Cinema

November 30, 2003


Marquee at the Edwards Big Newport Cinema
. . . . Photo Courtesy Linda Kirsch

These images are from the November 20, 2003 celebration of the anniversary of A Christmas Story

Special guests arrive in style courtesy of Exotic Limousine Service.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Bob & The Boys: left to right, Peter Billingsley (Ralphie), Zack Ward (Scut Farkus), Director Bob Clark, R.D. Robb (Schwartz), Ian Petrella (Randy), and Scott Schwartz (Flick). The reunion dinner was held at the Fashion Island Daily Grill Restaurant preceding the screening of A Christmas Story.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Arnold Kunert, K3 Arts & Entertainment Producer, chats with Darren McGavin (the Old Man - Mr. Parker) at the Daily Grill reunion dinner.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Darren McGavin greets audience well-wishers after receiving a standing ovation during the cast introductions at the Edwards Big Newport Cinema.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

U. S. Marine Corps contingent collected over 1200 toys for the 2003 Toys For Tots campaign. They joined us, with their families, for the screening.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Zack Ward (Scut Farkus, our favorite bully) , autographs A Christmas Story memorabilia before the screening.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

R. D. Robb (Schwartz) autographs a laser disc jacket for a devoted fan. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Ian Petrella (Randy) autographs a souvenir lunchbox for appreciative fans. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

Ian Petrella (left) and Peter Billingsley seated among the 1100 others who were lucky enough to make it into the first screening.
. . . .Photo: Linda Kirsch

Newport Beach Mayor Steven Bromberg (left) presents Director Bob Clark with a Proclamation declaring November 20, 2003 as A Christmas Story Day in Newport Beach.
. . . . Photo: Montgomery Photography
Scott Schwartz (Flick), with microphone, reveals the secret of the "tongue on the flag pole" during the Q&A at the Big Newport Cinema preceding the screening of A Christmas Story. Also pictured are Zack Ward (Scut Farkus), left, and Peter Billingsley (Ralphie), far right.
. . . Photo: Montgomery Photography
Several Major Awards (Leg Lamps) were raffled to lucky audience members. Lamps courtesy of One Leg Up, who also provided Lamps for Darren McGavin and Bob Clark, among others.
. . . Photo: Montgomery Photography

On behalf of all of us at K-3 Arts & Entertainment, OCshowbiz, and Regal Cinemas, we thank you and our many volunteers and sponsors who joined with us to make this a memorable evening.

Updated 1/9/04

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