ISSUE #37: Revealed: The Secret Behind the Leg Lamp - Real or Fake?

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Primary Blog/ISSUE #37: Revealed: The Secret Behind the Leg Lamp - Real or Fake?

This week on our "Major Award" podcast series, we had the extraordinary privilege of sitting down with Reuben Freed, the visionary behind one of the most iconic symbols of "A Christmas Story"—the Leg Lamp. Join us as we explore the captivating journey from a simple sketch to a cultural phenomenon, lighting up windows and warming hearts worldwide.

🔦 The Unveiling of the True Leg Lamp Story


In this very special episode, "Illuminating Origins: Reuben Freed's Legacy and the True Leg Lamp," we dive deep into the roots of this beloved artifact. Reuben Freed, the original designer and a titan of cinematic artistry, shared his incredible narrative from concept to creation, revealing the passion, precision, and persistence that shaped this unforgettable piece of movie history.

🎨 From Sketches to Silver Screen


Reuben recounted his collaboration with director Bob Clark, bringing the Leg Lamp from a visionary idea to its glowing debut in "A Christmas Story." With original sketches in hand, he walked us through the evolution of his design and the challenges faced in bringing this unusual lamp to life. The intimate details and fond memories from the set illuminated the dedication that went into every frame of the film.

💡 The Burning Question: Real or Fake?

And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: Reuben addresses the burning question from superfan Holly Osborne, "Are the leg lamps out there real or fake?" She pointed out that hers was missing a key feature... Tune in to uncover the truth and hear Reuben's candid response to this touchy subject!

👀 Watch Now: The Truth About Leg Lamps

Don't miss this revealing episode that shines a light on one of the most beloved aspects of "A Christmas Story." Click here to discover the secrets behind the Leg Lamp's legacy.

Until next time, keep the light of "A Christmas Story" shining bright.

To Family,

Yano Anaya, "That Dill Guy"

Written By:

Yano Anaya (Grover Dill)

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