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The Nutcracker (Season 3, Episode 12)
TV Episode | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

This telecast of George Balanchine's famous production was broadcast only four years after it was premiered by the New York City Ballet.
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Writers
E.T.A. Hoffmann (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King") | Leo Lerman (narration)
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Status
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Updated Dec 25, 1958

Release date
Dec 25, 1958 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Diana Adams
Sugar Plum Fairy Sugar Plum Fairy   See fewer
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George Balanchine
Drosselmeyer Drosselmeyer   See fewer
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Judith Green
Marzipan Shepherdess (Dance of the Reed Flutes) Marzipan Shepherdess (Dance of the Reed Flutes)   See fewer
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Richard Joy
Self - Announcer (as Dick Joy) Self - Announcer (as Dick Joy)   See fewer
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Una Kai
Frau Silberhaus Frau Silberhaus   See fewer
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Allegra Kent
Dewdrop Dewdrop   See fewer
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Deni Lamont
Tea (Chinese Dance) Tea (Chinese Dance)   See fewer
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June Lockhart
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Robert Maiorano
Nutcracker / Prince Nutcracker / Prince   See fewer
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Arthur Mitchell
Coffee (Arabian Dance) Coffee (Arabian Dance)   See fewer
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Kenneth Petersen
Mouse King Mouse King   See fewer
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Tobias Roy
Chocolate Chocolate   See fewer
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Roland Vazquez
Dr. Silberhaus Dr. Silberhaus   See fewer
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Edward Villella
Candy Cane (Trepak) Candy Cane (Trepak)   See fewer
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Barbara Walczak
Chocolate Chocolate   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 7 votes