The Resource West side story, United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production, (DVD videorecording)

West side story, United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production, (DVD videorecording)

Label
West side story
Title
West side story
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production
Contributor
Actor
Director
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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 Award, Best Picture, 1961.
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; editor, Thomas Stanford; music, Leonard Bernstein; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim; choreography, Jerome Robbins
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • English dialogue with optional subtitles in English and French
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakaris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-
  • 1939-
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Feature films
  • Musical films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
West side story, United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based on disc label and container box
  • Based on the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 soundtrack; restored from the original 65mm elements; dual layer; includes 8-page booklet and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40309949
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 63 906733
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
West side story, United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Description based on disc label and container box
  • Based on the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 soundtrack; restored from the original 65mm elements; dual layer; includes 8-page booklet and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40309949
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 63 906733
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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