Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977)

Movie Summary

The story of a donkey named Nestor with abnormally long ears, who lived in the days of the Roman Empire. After the death of his mother, Nestor finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.

Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey originally premiered on ABC December 3, 1977.

Where can I watch Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey online?

Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey is not currently available to stream online.

Is Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey available to buy on DVD?

Yes, as part of a collection.

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When will Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Roger Miller (Speiltoe, Narrator), Brenda Vaccaro (Tilly), Paul Frees (Santa Claus, Olaf, Donkey dealer), Eric Stern (Nestor)

Rate Movie:

4.2/5 - (5 votes)

Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey Movie Trailer

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3 thoughts on “Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977)

  • December 9, 2021 at 4:01 PM

    Yes; I too: wondering when they’re going show “Nestor” & also are they going show “It’s Christmas Eve” again; too! Beth

  • November 12, 2021 at 10:11 PM

    To whom It May concern,

    When will, “Nestor the Long Earred Christmas Donkey air on TV this season? December 2021?

    thanks for your reply.


    • November 14, 2021 at 8:50 PM

      Hi Jeananne, Nestor will air on AMC mid-December. Check back in for more schedule updates.

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