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E.T.A. Hoffmann's original story, "Nutcracker and Mouse King," is darker and spookier than the ballet version most people know. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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No Sugar Plums Here: The Dark, Romantic Roots Of 'The Nutcracker'

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