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West Side story

West Side story / directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production.
[Culver City, CA] : MGM/UA Home Video, [1991]

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Additional Authors
  • Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
  • Robbins, Jerome.
  • Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005.
  • Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
  • Sondheim, Stephen.
  • Wood, Natalie.
  • Beymer, Richard, 1939-
  • Tamblyn, Russ.
  • Moreno, Rita.
  • Chakiris, George.
  • Laurents, Arthur.
  • Mirisch Pictures.
  • Seven Arts Productions.
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
2 videodiscs (2 hr., 34 min.) : sound, color; 12 in.
A modern version of Shakespeare\u0027s Romeo and Juliet, set amid gang warfare in New York City in the late 1950\u0027s, taking place in New York City\u0027s predominantly Puerto Rican West Side.
Uniform Title
West Side story (Motion picture)
  • Feature film.
  • Originally produced as motion picture, filmed in Panavision 70, by Mirisch Pictures and Seven Arts Productions in 1961.
  • Based on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince, which, in turn, was based on: West Side story / Arthur Laurents.
  • Digital sound, Dolby surround.
  • Technicolor.
  • Issued also as cassette (VHS or Beta).
  • "ML102175"--Videodisc labels.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; choreography, Jerome Robbins; costume design, Irene Sharaff; production design, Boris Leven; film editor, Thomas Stanford; music, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Johnny Green.
Performer (note)
  • Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
System Details (note)
  • Laser disc.
  • ocm27839278
  • SCSB-3747927
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries