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The Resource The nutcracker, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; The American Ballet Theatre-directors, Lucia Chase, Oliver Smith and Mikhail Baryshnikov production ; director, Tony Charmoli ; producer-writer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; Jodav Productions, Inc

The nutcracker, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; The American Ballet Theatre-directors, Lucia Chase, Oliver Smith and Mikhail Baryshnikov production ; director, Tony Charmoli ; producer-writer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; Jodav Productions, Inc

Label
The nutcracker
Title
The nutcracker
Statement of responsibility
music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; The American Ballet Theatre-directors, Lucia Chase, Oliver Smith and Mikhail Baryshnikov production ; director, Tony Charmoli ; producer-writer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; Jodav Productions, Inc
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Dancer
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production designer, Boris Aronson ; costume designer, Frank Thompson ; director of photography, Larry Boelens ; conductor, Kenneth Schermerhorn ; choreography for "Snowflake" waltz by Vasily Vainonen ; videotape editors, Gary Princz, Max Curtis
Dewey number
782.8/42
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
GV1790.N88
LC item number
B27 2004
PerformerNote
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Nutcracker/Prince), Gelsey Kirkland (Clara), Alexander Minz (Drosselmeyer), Gayle Young (Mr. Stahlbaum), Sallie Wilson (Mrs. Stahlbaum), Warren Conover (Fritz, Clara's brother), Gregory Osborne (Harlequin), Rebecca Wright (Doll), George De La Pena (Moor), Marcos Paredes (King of mice); featured soloists: Cynthia Harvey, Jolinda Menendez, Rodney Gustafson, Charles Maple, Eric Nesbitt, Clark Tippet, Hilda Morales, Kirk Peterson, Aurea Hammerli, Roman Jasinski, Nanette Glushak, Narie Johansson, Victor Barbee, Richard Schafer; narrator, Norman Rose
Runtime
78
Series statement
The Baryshnikov collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The nutcracker, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; The American Ballet Theatre-directors, Lucia Chase, Oliver Smith and Mikhail Baryshnikov production ; director, Tony Charmoli ; producer-writer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; Jodav Productions, Inc
Instantiates
Note
Originally produced for broadcast in the US by CBS on December 16, 1977
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture -- Introduction/Start of Act I -- March of the wooden soldiers -- 1st doll dance -- 2nd doll dance -- 3rd doll dance -- Nutcracker dance -- Mice & soldiers -- Snowflake's dance -- Overture/Start of Act II -- Spanish dance -- Chinese dance -- Court jester's dance -- Marzipan dance -- Russian dance -- Flower dance -- Sugar Plum Fairy dance -- Finale
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Isbn
9780769729251
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031292598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2925
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)931936571
System details
DVD; Region 0 (All), NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby digital stereo; full screen presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The nutcracker, music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; The American Ballet Theatre-directors, Lucia Chase, Oliver Smith and Mikhail Baryshnikov production ; director, Tony Charmoli ; producer-writer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; Jodav Productions, Inc
Note
Originally produced for broadcast in the US by CBS on December 16, 1977
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture -- Introduction/Start of Act I -- March of the wooden soldiers -- 1st doll dance -- 2nd doll dance -- 3rd doll dance -- Nutcracker dance -- Mice & soldiers -- Snowflake's dance -- Overture/Start of Act II -- Spanish dance -- Chinese dance -- Court jester's dance -- Marzipan dance -- Russian dance -- Flower dance -- Sugar Plum Fairy dance -- Finale
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (78 min.)
Isbn
9780769729251
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031292598
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
D2925
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)931936571
System details
DVD; Region 0 (All), NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby digital stereo; full screen presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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