Matt Dillon plays a young Jean Shepherd (author and narrator of A Christmas Story). Through Matt, Shep tells several humorous stories about his teen years in . Most filmgoers will associate humorist Jean Shepherd exclusively with his autobiographical big-screen nostalgia piece A Christmas Story (), which has . Before this Independence Day is over, do yourself a favor and watch what should be a new tradition: The Great American Fourth of July and.
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An adaptation of short stories by Jean Shepherd describing the quintessential American family on a hot Fourth of July in Indiana in the 's. Dad and Mom. In “The Great American Fourth of July” writer Jean Shepherd, as an older “Ralph,” recalls his memory of a particular Fourth of July from his.