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'A Christmas Story' director killed in crash



    Film director Robert Clark, best known for the holiday classic "A Christmas Story," was killed with his son Wednesday in a head-on crash with a vehicle steered into the wrong lane by a drunken driver, police and the filmmaker's assistant said.


One of the classic films of all time - and what a sad end for its director, AND his son.

Just awful.



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Sad news. I was surprised to learn a few years ago that he also directed Porky's and Black Christmas.

Thanks for all of the Christmas laughs, Bob. I love the 24 hour marathons every year.




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Also notably the Director of Porky's until just recently the highest grossing Canadian film of all time. (Bon Cop/Bad Cop just beat it.)

He also directed horror films like the original Black Christmas and Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things. A remake of the second film was in pre-production with him slated to direct.

Murder by Decree, the Sherlock Holmes Masonic conspiracy Jac the Ripper tale was his. He also did two films that I was perversely fond of and did not know that he had done: Turk 182 and Baby Geniuses



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