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Title West Side story [videorecording] / Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]


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Edition Standard version.
Description 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding.
Cast Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chikiris.
Credits Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins.
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.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
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 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)
Note Special features: Original theatrical trailer.
Language English, French or Spanish dialogue ; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Gangs -- New York (State) -- Drama.
First loves -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
Robbins, Jerome.
Wood, Natalie.
Beymer, Richard, 1939-
Tamblyn, Russ.
Moreno, Rita.
Chakiris, George.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Leven, Boris.
Griffith, Robert E.
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Laurents, Arthur.
Mirisch Pictures (Firm)
Seven Arts Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Added Title West Side story (Motion picture)
ISBN 0792858522
Standard No. 027616898807
Music No. 1005613 MGM Home Entertainment

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