Throughout the 1950s, the annual live telecasts of Gian Carlo Menotti's opera were a cherished holiday tradition in homes across America. Tailored for children, Amahl is a heartwarming tale of a little shepherd, a gift, the Three Kings, and a miraculous cure. This is the version beloved by millions: originally telecast on Christmas Day, 1955, staged by the composer, starring Bill McIver as Amahl and Rosemary Kuhlmann as Mother. 75 min, 1 DVD or Blu-ray disc, B&W.
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• The Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols.
• Exclusive interview with Rosemary Kuhlmann, who played the Mother in the premiere and all the subsequent telecasts.
Run Time: 80 minutes (includes bonus features)
Number of discs: 1
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Black and White
Region Code: All regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
• Amahl: Bill McIver
• Mother: Rosemary Kuhlmann
• King Caspar: Andrew McKinley
• King Melchior: David Aiken
• King Balthazar: Leon Lishner
• Servant: Francis Monachino
• Dancing Shepherds: John Butler, Glen Tetley, Carmen Gutierrez