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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(story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King"), (narration)
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Episode credited cast:
Diana Adams ...
George Balanchine ...
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Clara
Judith Green ...
Richard Joy ...
Himself - Announcer (as Dick Joy)
Allegra Kent ...
Deni Lamont ...
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Robert Maiorano ...
Arthur Mitchell ...
Debbie Paine ...
Girl
Ken Peterson ...
Tobias Roy
Edward Villella ...
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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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25 December 1958 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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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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Connections

Version of Maurice Bejart's Nutcracker (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

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