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Beverly D'Angelo on the enduring popularity of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

This year, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation turns 30. Beverly D'Angelo, who played Ellen Griswold, shares why she thinks people still connect so strongly with the chaos and craziness of the film.
Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. (Warner Bros.)
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is one of those holiday films that people watch again and again. This year, it turns 30. In honour of its anniversary, actor Beverly D'Angelo, who played Ellen Griswold, joined us to reflect on the legacy of the National Lampoon franchise and why she thinks people still connect so strongly with the chaos and craziness of Christmas Vacation. You can attend a special screening of the film tonight at Cineplex VIP Cinemas all across Canada.

— Produced by ​Ben Edwards

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