50 things you might not know about 15 of your favorite Christmas movies

Published: Thursday, Dec. 5 2013 5:33 a.m. MST

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Scott Schwartz, who played the character Flick in the film, explained to The Huffington Post last year how the tongue-frozen-to-the-flagpole scene was filmed:

"They painted and made a fake flagpole. And there’s a little hole in it, the size of, basically, your pinky nail, with a vacuum cleaner tube, basically a suction" Schwartz said. "No, I did not really stick my tongue to the pole. They can’t do that. There’s child labor laws."

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Altamont, UT

Even though I hate clicking through the list...I LOVED the article.
Didn't know a lot of these things...gives me a greater appreciation of, and desire to watch the movies again.

American Fork, UT

Dysfunctional family, weird food, problematic christmas technology and props. Christmas vacation is the best of the holiday movies.

Arm of Orion
Cottonwood Heights, UT

I dis agree hutterite. The best Chirstmas movie is Die Hard

American Fork, UT

Arm...you're right, Die Hard is a good movie. MrsH is correct, too. This format for lists is excruciating to go through, and a hog when you're using your cel phone data plan from the truck seat. I wish they'd just post the entire list, and let you click on whichever list entry strikes our fancy.

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