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Watch a Preview of Dolly Parton’s ‘Coat of Many Colors’ Movie

Nov 18, 2015

Watch a Preview of Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors' Movie

Ladies and gentlemen, the most wonderful time of the year is nearly upon us: the release day of NBC's television adaptation of Dolly Parton's 1971 hit "Coat of Many Colors." And now, Parton herself has shared a trailer for the autobiographical film, which tells the true story of a coat her mother made for her in the wake of a family tragedy. 

"The great Smoky Mountains, my home … I have so many memories of growing up here," Parton explains in the trailer. "This Christmas, I would love to give a gift to you. My favorite song that I've ever written tells a true story from my childhood about a little coat that my mama made for me." 

In the clips that follow, we see Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles as Parton's mother Avie, scenes from the Parton family's impoverished life in the mountains of East Tennessee, and the pivotal moments that eventually led Parton to become one of the world's most beloved musicians.

Get a first glimpse of Coat of Many Colors below, and be sure to tune into the premiere on December 10 at 9/8 Central. 

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Watch a Preview of Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors' Movie