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  1. Raw Deal: The Flop That Gave Us Total RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    ... Austrian Arnie would be instantly accepted as a small-town North Carolina sheriff. Cult actors Robert Davi, Darren McGavin, and Paul Shenar work wonders to make their one-characters sing even while most of their performances are drowned out by ...


  2. Almanac for Saturday, May 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Scottish philosopher David Hume in 1711; English poet Robert Browning in 1812; German composer Johannes Brahms in 1833; Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1840; Western actor George "Gabby" Hayes in 1885; poet Archibald MacLeish in 1892; Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito in 1892; actor Gary Cooper in 1901; Edwin Land, inventor of the Polaroid instant camera, in 1909; Argentine political figure Eva Peron in 1919; actor Darren McGavin in 1922; actor Anne Baxter in 1923; singer Teresa Brewer in 1931; Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas in 1933; singer Johnny Maestro in 1939; singer Jimmy Ruffin in 1939; television journalist Tim Russert in 1950; filmmaker Amy Heckerling in 1954 ; actor Alexander Ludwig in 1992 .


  3. Jean-Paul Villere: There's no I in El Lucha KreweRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    ... know what more to say or exactly how to react. I just kept staring, almost in disbelief. Not exactly like Darren McGavin's response to a gloriously first-lit illuminated leg lamp in A Christmas Story as he howled streetside "It's indescribably ...


  4. Rhoads: Cultural Decline and Vulgar SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Illinoisreview

    ... to curry favor with students. The use of vulgar language is really not funny in spite of one funny scene with Darren McGavin in Gene Shepherd's "A Christmas Story." The character of young Ralphie says that his father "worked in profanity the way ...


  5. The Next Episode of The X-Files Is the One to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... Mulder and Scully, the oddity of it all. Rhys Darby guest stars as the Were-Monster. Is his outfit an ode to Darren McGavin's character from Kolchak: The Night Stalker ? Note the nod to The X-Files director Kim Manners in the photo gallery. Manners, ...


  6. 'A Christmas Story' plays at the Penn Theatre this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of the neighborhood bullies Scut Farkus and Grover Dill. We also see Ralphie's father, a.k.a The Old Man ( Darren McGavin ) forever do battle with the malfunctioning furnace, the neighbor's dogs, and him winning a "major award" in a contest-which ...


  7. Where to Find More Holiday Spirit on Houston StagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... ardent admirer of the 1983 cult movie, or know practically nothing about the film that starred crusty TV vet Darren McGavin as The Old Man, Melinda Dillon (a few years after Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind) as Mom, and kid actor Peter ...


  8. CNY Playhouse presents 'A Christmas Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    "A Christmas Story", or, "that play about the Red Ryder 200-shot Range Model BB rifle and the lamp representing a shapely feminine leg, replete with net stocking and high-heeled shoe", has become almost as ubiquitous at Christmas time as Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", since the former's debut as a 1983 film starring Darren McGavin. The Central New York Playhouse mounts the production of the play which was adapted from the aforementioned film by Philip Grecian which was written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown, and Bob Clark.


  9. 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' is a tasty holiday treat - Fri, 04 Dec 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... and fun to watch. As for the parents, I admit I have a hard time seeing anyone other than Spokane native Darren McGavin as the Old Man. That said, Swan is delightful, with his stream of family-friendly profanity ("You sons of britches!") and amusing ...


  10. Nashville Rep's take on A Christmas Story continues to secure its place as a local traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... sensitive ways and subtle wisdom. Bobby Wyckoff is dad - aka The Old Man - thankfully not quite as crusty as Darren McGavin's movie template, but effectively wringing laughs out of his own animated characterization, including his role in the ...


  11. Acting up: Chelsea Players produce "Don't Talk to the Actors"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Day

    Ah, there's nothing like a little backstage drama. And there was plenty of it when playwright Tom Dudzick worked with actor Darren McGavin on "Greetings" off-Broadway in 1993.


  12. A Charming a oeChristmas Storya at Town TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Free Times

    ... the right touch of exasperation at the matinee performance I saw; while he's much younger than the film's Darren McGavin (who was in his 60s), his comparative youth gives him the sort of "Golly, gee whiz" demeanor of an overgrown kid. It's a nice ...


  13. 'Greetings' aims to put you in the spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Catholic family on Christmas Eve. The play was originally produced off Broadway in 1990 with the late actor Darren McGavin, best known for his role as the grumpy father in "A Christmas Story," in the lead role. Since then, "Greetings" has become a ...