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

Playhouse 90

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)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 25, 1958

Release date
Dec 25, 1958 (United States)

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