For many, it’s not Christmas without the dance of Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince. There is a German animated direct-to-video version of the story. Marie, seven, and her brother, Fritz, sit outside the parlour speculating about what kind of present their godfather, Drosselmeyer, who is a clockmaker and inventor, has made for them. At this, his face seems momentarily to come alive, and Marie is frightened, but she then decides it was only her imagination. When it is time for bed, the children put their Christmas gifts away in the special cabinet where they keep their toys. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. The Mouse Queen tricked Pirlipat's mother into allowing her and her children to gobble up the lard that was supposed to go into the sausage that the King was to eat at dinner that evening. The King, enraged at the Mouse Queen for spoiling his supper and upsetting his wife, had his court inventor, whose name happens to be Drosselmeyer, create traps for the Mouse Queen and her children. Mice begin to come out from beneath the floor boards, including the seven-headed Mouse King. The battle goes to the dolls at first, but they are eventually overwhelmed by the mice. Marie, seeing the nutcracker about to be taken prisoner, takes off her slipper and throws it at the Mouse King. While looking at the nutcracker and thinking about all the wondrous things that happened, she can't keep silent anymore and swears to him that if he were ever really real she would never behave as Pirlipat did, and would love him whatever he looked like. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms characters, https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Mouse_King_(The_Nutcracker_and_the_Four_Realms)?oldid=3872847, In both the original story and the ballet, he was the main villain. He takes her aside and tells her that by swearing that she would love him in spite of his looks, she broke the curse on him and made him human again. Marie, seven, and her brother, Fritz, sit outside the parlour speculating about what kind of present their godfather, Drosselmeyer, who is a clockmaker and inventor, has made for them. She puts him to bed and tells him that Drosselmeyer will fix his jaw as good as new. For many, it's not Christmas without the dance of Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince. The King blamed Drosselmeyer and gave him four weeks to find a cure. She then faints into the toy cabinet's glass door, cutting her arm badly. In the book, he actually had seven heads. Her father tells her that he belongs to all of them, but that since she is so fond of him she will be his special caretaker. When the King died, he left his magic sceptre to the Mouse until his son was fit to rule. NEW NWT Byer's Choice 1997 The Nutcracker Series First Edition Mouse King Figure. In 2001, a direct-to-DVD CGI-animated movie, On December 25, 2015, German television station ARD aired a new live-action adaptation of the story as part of the, This page was last edited on 4 October 2020, at 08:40. He asks her to marry him. Several days later, Drosselmeyer arrives with the nutcracker, whose jaw has been fixed, and tells Marie the story of Princess Pirlipat and Madam Mouserinks, who is also known as the Queen of the Mice, which explains how nutcrackers came to be and why they look the way they do. "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by Prussian author E. T. A. Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favourite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. He cracked it easily and handed it to Pirlipat, who swallowed it and immediately became beautiful again, but Drosselmeyer's nephew, on his seventh backward step, stepped on the Mouse Queen and stumbled, and the curse fell on him, giving him a large head, wide grinning mouth, and cottony beard; in short, making him a nutcracker. The two men journeyed for many years without finding either the nut or the man, until finally they returned home to Nuremberg and found the nut in the possession of Drosselmeyer's cousin, a puppet-maker. The King sent Drosselmeyer and the astrologer out to look for both, charging them on pain of death not to return until they had found them. He is a magical being who lives in The Fourth Realm. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. The grandfather clock begins to chime, and Marie believes she sees Drosselmeyer sitting on top of it, preventing it from striking. $21.99. However, as they can only do the same thing over and over without variation, the children quickly tire of it. Fritz and Louise go up to bed, but Marie begs to be allowed to stay with the nutcracker a while longer, and she is allowed to do so. The Mouse King is a a minor character from the 2018 movie The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The grandfather clock begins to chime, and Marie believes she sees Drosselmeyer sitting on top of it, preventing it from striking. SEVEN HEADED MOUSE KING THE NUTCRACKER SUITE 1997 FIRST EDITION BYERS CHOICE LTD. $52.95. Mice begin to come out from beneath the floor boards, including the seven-headed Mouse King. Marie, upset, takes him away and bandages him with a ribbon from her dress. Watch how 'little Clara' and 'grown up Clara' prepare for their performance in The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Marie, upset, takes him away and bandages him with a ribbon from her dress. He asks her to marry him. The King, enraged at the Mouse Queen for spoiling his supper and upsetting his wife, had his court inventor, whose name happens to be Drosselmeyer, create traps for the Mouse Queen and her children. Pirlipat's mother surrounded her with cats which were supposed to be kept awake by being constantly stroked, however inevitably the nurses who did so fell asleep and the Mouse Queen magically turned Pirlipat ugly, giving her a huge head, a wide grinning mouth, and a cottony beard like a nutcracker. He is Mother Ginger's greatest friend and ally, and thus he becomes an ally of Clara Stahlbaum and Phillip the Nutcracker. "Nutcracker and Mouseking, TV-Movie (Series), 2015", "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Press Kit", The story was adapted for BBC Radio in four weekly 30-minute episodes by, The story was issued as a storybook and tape in the. They read Pirlipat's horoscope and told the King that the only way to cure her was to have her eat the nut Crackatook (Krakatuk), which must be cracked and handed to her by a man who had never been shaved nor worn boots since birth, and who must, without opening his eyes hand her the kernel and take seven steps backwards without stumbling. Her father tells her that he belongs to all of them, but that since she is so fond of him she will be his special caretaker. Eagling and Van … She asks Fritz for one, and he gives her the one from one of his toy hussars. "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by German author E. T. A. Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. The Mouse King is the main antagonist in Barbie in the Nutcracker. This article is about E. T. A. Hoffmann's story. The ungrateful and unsympathetic Pirlipat, seeing how ugly he had become, refused to marry him and banished him from the castle. The Mouse Queen tricked Pirlipat's mother into allowing her and her children to gobble up the lard that was supposed to go into the sausage that the King was to eat at dinner that evening. The battle goes to the dolls at first, but they are eventually overwhelmed by the mice. But this year the coronavirus pandemic has canceled performances of “The Nutcracker” around the U.S. and Canada, eliminating a major and reliable source of revenue for dance companies already reeling financially following the essential … At the end, he had no cure but went to his friend, the court astrologer. A heart-warming fairy-tale ballet to lighten the dark days of winter, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a choreography by Toer van Schayk and Wayne Eagling based on the Christmas classic, and one of the most successful Dutch theatre productions of all time. In 2001, a direct-to-DVD CGI-animated movie, On December 25, 2015, German television station ARD aired a new live-action adaptation of the story as part of the. The Mouse Queen, angered at the death of her children, swore that she would take revenge on Pirlipat. They are at last allowed in, where they receive many splendid gifts, including Drosselmeyer's, which turns out to be a clockwork castle with mechanical people moving about inside it. The King blamed Drosselmeyer and gave him four weeks to find a cure. At this, his face seems momentarily to come alive, and Marie is frightened, but she then decides it was only her imagination. Her mother comes in to tell her that Drosselmeyer's nephew has arrived from Nuremberg. To install click the Add extension button. "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by Prussian author E. T. A. Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favourite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. Her mother comes in to tell her that Drosselmeyer's nephew has arrived from Nuremberg. He is Mother Ginger's greatest friend and ally, and thus he becomes an ally of Clara Stahlbaum and Phillip the Nutcracker. shipping: + $14.95 shipping . She accepts, and in a year and a day he comes for her and takes her away to the doll kingdom, where she marries him and is crowned queen. Free shipping . You could also do it yourself at any point in time. When it is time for bed, the children put their Christmas gifts away in the special cabinet where they keep their toys. The next night, the nutcracker comes into Marie's room bearing the Mouse King's seven crowns, and takes her away with him to the doll kingdom, where she sees many wonderful things. At the end, he had no cure but went to his friend, the court astrologer. Marie, while she recuperates from her wound, hears the Mouse King, son of the deceased Madam Mouserinks, whispering to her in the middle of the night, threatening to bite the nutcracker to pieces unless she gives him her sweets and dolls. She tries to tell her mother what happened, but again she is not believed, even when she shows her parents the seven crowns, and she is forbidden to speak of her "dreams" anymore. In 1892, the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreographers Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov turned Alexandre Dumas's adaptation of the story into the ballet The Nutcracker. At this point, Marie notices a nutcracker, and asks to whom he belongs. His mission is to protect the Fourth Realm from the evil Sugar Plum Fairy. The Mouse King (formerly known as the Mouse Prince) is the main antagonist of the 1990 Canadian animated holiday film The Nutcracker Prince, which is animated by Lacewood Productions. She eventually falls asleep in the nutcracker's palace and is brought back home. His mission is to protect the Fourth Realm from the evil Sugar Plum Fairy. Marie wakes up in her bed the next morning with her arm bandaged and tries to tell her parents about the battle between the mice and the dolls, but they do not believe her, thinking that she has had a fever dream caused by the wound she sustained from the broken glass.