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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.

Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 (Added Author). Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005 (Added Author). Robbins, Jerome. (Added Author). Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 (Added Author). Sondheim, Stephen. (Added Author). Wood, Natalie. (Added Author). Beymer, Richard, 1939- (Added Author). Tamblyn, Russ. (Added Author). Moreno, Rita. (Added Author). Chakiris, George. (Added Author). Leven, Boris. (Added Author). Griffith, Robert E. (Added Author). Prince, Harold, 1928- (Added Author). Laurents, Arthur. (Added Author). Mirisch Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Seven Arts Productions. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Bethune Library DVD West (Text) 33255002526003 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792858522
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based 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.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: Original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director 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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated by the MPAA.
Language Note:
English, French (mono.) or Spanish (mono.) dialogue ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy 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)
Subject: Gangs > New York (State) > Drama.
First loves > Drama.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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