"Almost Angels" is the only color movie which has a boychoir as its entire theme. Except for being made available on 16mm rental copies, it was not heard from much again until being released on VHS in April of 1986. The real tragedy is that "Almost Angels" videos were never
placed on public sale but were sold only to rental outlets. It has RARELY
Tony comes into the Vienna Choir Boys despite the objections of his 'practical' father who is afraid there will be no future for him in music.
The talented boy is seen as a serious rival to be dealt with by Peter, a leader in his choir. Peter captures the moment when the director informs him that Tony had insisted that only he was responsible for having to make a dangerous 'window entrance' for a children's hospital concert from which they have just returned. Having failed twice to get the newcomer into trouble, Peter now realizes that Tony does not hold grudges and is not going to inform on him. Thus begins a friendship which grows stronger and endures to the end of the film.