Nicholas of Myra: The Story of Saint Nicholas 


Before there was the myth, there was the man.


Gerald Hartke


Gerald Hartke

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Mesler ... Nicholas
Michael Dentico Michael Dentico ... Young Nicholas
Jamie Elvey Jamie Elvey ... Johanna (as Jamie Welsh)
Norm Sham Norm Sham ... Uncle Nicholas
Keith Wharton Keith Wharton ... Epiphanes
Gabrielle Reina Gabrielle Reina ... Nonna
Vincent O'Neill Vincent O'Neill ... Clement Moore
Saul Elkin Saul Elkin ... Andrew Livingston
John Strong John Strong ... Julius
James Fauvell ... Lucinius
Manny Psyhos ... Simon
Alex Foos Alex Foos ... Theophanes
Matthew LaChiusa Matthew LaChiusa ... Claudius
Anthony Pacella Anthony Pacella ... Eusebius
Drew Kahn Drew Kahn ... Arius


In New York City, December 1822, Dr. Clement Moore - a professor of world literature - is inspired to pen a whimsical Christmas poem for his young children. Influenced by the lore of Old World culture, Moore crafts his poem into a magical tale about a kind and generous gift-bearer that secretly visits homes on Christmas Eve. It is while musing about this mythical character that Moore first learns of the ancient legend of a gift-giver from the Greco-Roman Era - one that he comes to believe may be the origin of all the similar myths throughout the world. What he finds is a story that ironically would one day be lost to the lore he was about to create. Moore soon discovers the surprising tale of Nicholas, a boy who was born to Greek parents in the city of Patara during the latter part of the Third Century A.D., on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Orphaned as a teenager, Nicholas inherits his father's vast and secret fortune, a catalyst to a journey of self-discovery that one day leads...

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Buffalo, New York, USA See more »


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