5 Christmas Movies Based on True Stories

“These stories featured his manic father (‘the old man’); his mother (always standing over the sink in a yellow rump-sprung chenille bathrobe with bits of dried egg on the lapel’); his kid brother, Randy, and assorted pals, bullies, beauties, and other neighborhood types,” Jean’s friend Donald Fegan told Slate in 2015.

Jean eventually moved his radio stories to print and wrote several short stories for Playboy in the 1960s. The stories caught filmmaker Bob Clark’s attention, who made it his mission to bring Jean’s work to the big screen.

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