Cartoon Network to premiere Barbie movie on 25 April

Mattel Toys India Pvt. Ltd. will present Cartoon Network’s vaccation bonanza for kids in India – the premiere of the blockbuster movie Barbi in the Nutcracker. This coincides with Mattel’s launch of the Barbie Fantasy Tales Princess Collection. The movie will be aired on Sunday, 25 April, 2004 at 12 noon and 8 pm. Barbie’s debut movie Barbie in the Nutcracker features the voice of Kelsey Grammar with a specially choreographed ballet by the New York City Ballet. Mattel Toys (I) Pvt. Ltd. MD Sanjay Luthra says, “Children learn a lot through their toys. Since Barbie is the favourite doll worldwide, we decided to combine entertainment and education through these movies. Through our doll range “Fantasy Tale Collection” we bring this magical world of Barbie alive, with dolls representing the main characters in the movie, so that young girls use this make-believe world to develop their social and communication skills that in turn will help them evolve as better adults”.