Added by on 2014-10-06


Drama / Christmas (1980) 95 minutes ~ Color



 A divorced woman moves to San Francisco from Omaha after her divorce. Leaving her younger son with his grandmother while trying to build her life again she joins the choir of a local church. A tough curmudgeonly, perfectionist choirmaster (John Houseman), is hired and attempts to whip the choir into shape for a Christmas concert. The choir group overcomes issues including ageism, racism, teen angst, small group divas, middle-aged relationships, single parenthood, he plight of struggling low income churches, and replacing the old with the new. A must view for any adult choir group.

Director: John Korty

Writers: John Korty (teleplay), Richard Beban (teleplay)

Stars: Michael Learned, John Houseman, Ramon Bieri