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West side story

West side story [videorecording] / United Artists.
Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM/UA Home Video, c1998.

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Additional Authors
  • Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
  • Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
  • Wood, Natalie, 1938-1981
  • Robbins, Jerome.
  • Beymer, Richard, 1939-
  • Moreno, Rita.
  • Tamblyn, Russ.
  • Chakiris, George.
  • Laurents, Arthur.
1 videocassette (151 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
A modern musical version of the theme of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the West Side section of New York City, where rivalry between white and Puerto Rican youth gangs leads to tragedy.
Video recordings.
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • Not rated. (PG, by current standards)
  • Stereo, Dolby surround.
  • Academy Award for Best Picture, 1961.
  • Videocassette release of the 1961 motion picture filmed in Panavision 70 by Mirisch Pictures and Seven Arts Productions.
  • Based upon the stage play production by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince ; book by Arthur Laurents.
  • 16mm digital transfer.
Credits (note)
  • Music, Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ; screenplay, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; production designer, Boris Leven ; editor, Thomas Stanford.
Performer (note)
  • Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
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