The Nutcracker: A Fantasy on Ice (1983)

Genres - Children's/Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Fantasy  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |  
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Olympic figure skating champion Dorothy Hamill appears with fellow skating star Robin Cousins in this television adaptation of Tchaikovsky's ballet version of The Nutcracker, which has been choreographed to take advantage of their talent on the ice. Lorne Greene serves as host and narrator; the score is performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Richard Bonynge.



ice-ballet, skating, performer, sports