Before he tackled Black Bart…

By now, everyone is familiar with the bespectacled face of young Ralphie Parker, but many might not be familiar with his work prior to A Christmas Story. Peter Billingsley already had a budding career making commercials for Hershey’s Syrup…staring as ‘Messy Marvin’. Who could have guessed that making a mess of your chocolate milk could lead to starring in one of the most celebrated Christmas movies of all time?

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