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  • A Christmas Story (1983) - An irresistible, often hilarious 40's-era holiday tale about young Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), growing up in a loving but eccentric family, and his obsession with getting a very special air-gun for Christmas.

    John Farr: They Belong In Every Home: The Best Holiday Movies By Farr

  • Born at the outbreak of World War II, Takahashi is a chubby man with a willowy gray beard who lost vision in his right eye in an air-gun accident at 14.

    The Corpse And The Cult

  • And while a teacher faces a 10 year sentence for firing an air-gun into the ground following a campaign of harassment by local yobs, the police are hard pressed - providing protection to gangsters.

    More Snowdrops From The Curate's Garden ...

  • And while a teacher faces a 10 year sentence for firing an air-gun into the ground following a campaign of harassment by local yobs, the police are hard pressed - providing protection to gangsters.

    February 06, 2005

  • And while a teacher faces a 10 year sentence for firing an air-gun into the ground following a campaign of harassment by local yobs, the police are hard pressed - providing protection to gangsters.

    Archive 2005-02-06

  • After this he wished to try his luck elsewhere, and the huntsman gave him nothing in the way of payment but an air-gun, which had, however, this property, that it hit its mark without fail whenever he shot with it.

    Household Tales

  • So he took his air-gun and his knapsack, wherein all the things which he had formerly carried away with him from the castle as tokens of his truthfulness were still lying, and went into the forest, and found the hut with the sign, β€œTo-day given, to-morrow sold.”

    Household Tales

  • After this he got into a boat and rowed over the lake, and as soon as he landed, the little dog came running out, and was about to bark, but the huntsman took his air-gun and shot it dead.

    Household Tales

  • "And later on my father gave me an air-gun I taught myself to shoot here."

    A Kind Of Magic

  • There's genius in that, for who would expect to find such a thing fired from an air-gun?

    The Adventure of the Empty House

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