He whistled, and shouted, and call'd them by name: "Now! Dasher, now! Dancer, now! Prancer, and Vixen, "On! Comet, on! Cupid, on! Dunder and Blixem; "To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall! "Now dash away! dash away! dash away all!"
222) When was Christmas declared a federal holiday in the United States?
Ian Petrella played Ralphie's little brother, Randy. Petrella later became a puppeteer and an animator after his career as a child actor. He also served as a special tour guide for The Christmas Story House and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
225) How many real Christmas trees are sold in the United States each year?
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are close to 350 million Christmas trees currently growing on Christmas tree farms in the United States alone and about 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees sold every year.
226) What did Clark Griswold receive instead of a Christmas bonus in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation?
An old Polish custom exists, observed to this day in small villages: a Christmas tree is turned upside down and hung from the ceiling to represent the holy trinity of the father, the son and the holy spirit.
229) Whose stocking did Santa fill first in "Up on the House Top"?