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The Resource 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, (DVD videorecording)

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, (DVD videorecording)

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
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)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
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West Side story (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2005
  • 1914-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
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  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Fapp, Daniel
  • Stanford, Thomas
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sharaff, Irene
  • Leven, Boris
  • Mirisch Corporation
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
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  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Gangs
  • First loves
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • 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
  • Special features: Disc 1: feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission) -- Disc 2: "West side memories" retrospective documentary containing Natalie Wood's original vocal recordings and new interviews with cast and crew including Robert Wise and Stephen Sondheim; original film intermission music; storyboard-to-film comparison; original release trailers and behind-the-scenes photos -- Collectible scrapbook includes Ernest Lehman introduction; film script; original lobby brochure reproduction; behind-the-scenes memos
Accompanying material
1 collectible scrapbook.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm51479578
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collectors set, Special ed.; widescreen version 2.20:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792855019
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884343
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 10923-10924 1004353
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • 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
  • Special features: Disc 1: feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission) -- Disc 2: "West side memories" retrospective documentary containing Natalie Wood's original vocal recordings and new interviews with cast and crew including Robert Wise and Stephen Sondheim; original film intermission music; storyboard-to-film comparison; original release trailers and behind-the-scenes photos -- Collectible scrapbook includes Ernest Lehman introduction; film script; original lobby brochure reproduction; behind-the-scenes memos
Accompanying material
1 collectible scrapbook.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm51479578
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collectors set, Special ed.; widescreen version 2.20:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792855019
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884343
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 10923-10924 1004353
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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