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Step Into the Set of 'A Christmas Story'
How an Ordinary-Looking House in Cleveland Became a Tourist Attraction

Dec. 15, 2006 - On West 11th Street in Cleveland, the line of camera-toting tourists stretches around the corner. A man in an orange vest directs traffic. It is an unlikely sight in this neighborhood, which borders on a steel mill and has definitely seen better days. The tourists come from as far away as Texas and Arizona to make their own walk-on appearances in the house where the film "A Christmas Story" was set. The quirky holiday movie about a young boy's obsession with a BB gun now rivals seasonal favorites like "The Grinch" and "It's a Wonderful Life."...

Copyright: 2006 ABC News


Brian Jones poses with his Red Ryder air rifle outside the renovated house