I had never hear of the Oklahoma Leg Lamp so I had to share. We are big fans of A Christmas Story movie. The Fifty-Foot Leg Lamp has gone up in Chickasha, Oklahoma over the past few years.
What is the Leg Lamp? Its from the movie A Christmas Story. Its a lamp the father won in the film and they called its called the “Major Award”.
Photo of Leg Lamp taken by Lt. Gov. Pinnell on Nov. 23, 2020 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Leg Lamp Fun Facts:
- The story that inspired A Christmas Story, “Red Ryder Nails the Hammond Kid”, was published in the December 1965 issue of Playboy Magazine
- Jean Shepherd first got the idea for the leg lamp after seeing an advertisement featuring a pair of legs
- Two Leg Lamps were broken during filming
- The lampshade is a classic bell shape based on a lamp from the production designers mother’s living room
Where to see the Leg Lamp:
101 W. Chickasha Ave. Chickasha, OK
East edge of downtown, at the intersection of 1st St. and W. Chickasha Ave. One block south of US-62 and three blocks east of US-277.
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