Comparing The Nutcracker And The Mouse King

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The Nutcracker is an well-known fascinating Christmas story. The story has been around for many many years, so you can imagine how many versions exist. The original version of the story The Nutcracker was called: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King was originally written by E.T.A. Hoffman, and was published in 1816. Almost 80 years after the fairytale, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, the first ballet version was performed in Russia. About 50 years after the ballet, Walt Disney’s movie Fantasia came out, he used some of the music from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King Ballet, and everyone was suddenly interested. Since then, many versions have been created but they all remain similar.

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