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West Side story / Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionStandard version.
Publication InfoSanta Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Description1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorWise, Robert, 1914-2005.
Other author/creatorLehman, Ernest, 1915-2005.
Other author/creatorRobbins, Jerome.
Other author/creatorBernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Other author/creatorSondheim, Stephen.
Other author/creatorWood, Natalie.
Other author/creatorBeymer, Richard, 1939-
Other author/creatorTamblyn, Russ.
Other author/creatorMoreno, Rita.
Other author/creatorChakiris, George.
Other author/creatorLeven, Boris.
Other author/creatorGriffith, Robert E.
Other author/creatorPrince, Harold, 1928-2019
Other author/creatorLaurents, Arthur.
Other author/creatorMirisch Pictures (Firm)
Other author/creatorSeven Arts Productions.
Other author/creatorMGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Uniform titleWest Side story (Motion picture)
Abstract This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets.
Local noteLittle-305131034261T--DVD
General noteBased on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1961 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios In.
General noteSpecial features: Original theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins.
Cast Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
Technical detailsDVD, region 1NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
LanguageEnglish, French (mono.) or Spanish (mono.) dialogue ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards noteAcademy Awards, USA; 1962, Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (George Chakiris); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rita Moreno); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color (Boris Leven, Victor A. Gangelin); Best Cinematography, Color (Daniel L. Fapp); Best Costume Design, Color (Irene Sharaff); Best Director (Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins); Best Film Editing (Thomas Stanford); Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture (Saul Chaplin, Johnny Green, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal); Best Picture (Robert Wise); Best Sound (Fred Hynes, Gordon Sawyer)
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN0792858522
ISBN9780792858522
UPC 027616898807
Publisher number1005613 MGM Home Entertainment
Stock numberMidwest Tapes http://www.midwesttapes.com

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