Playhouse 90: Season 3, Episode 12

The Nutcracker (25 Dec. 1958)

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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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Diana Adams ...
George Balanchine ...
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Clara
Judith Green ...
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Robert Maiorano ...
Arthur Mitchell ...
Ken Peterson ...
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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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This was the only color episode of the series. See more »

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Narrator: From that day on, Godfather Drosselmeyer's nephew is Clara's Prince, and Clara is his Princess.
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Version of Jackanory: Ballet Stories: The Nutcracker (1970) See more »

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Ballet: The Nutcracker
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by the New York City Ballet Orchestra
Conducted by Robert Irving
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