West Side story

Language and/or Subtitles: English
French
Spanish
Format: Blu-Ray Combo 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Sewickley Public Library AV - Blu-rays BLU-RAY WES
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  AV - Blu-rays
 
Call Number  BLU-RAY WES
 
 
Western Allegheny Community Library Audiovisual BLU-RAY WEST SIDE
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  BLU-RAY WEST SIDE
 
 
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Gangs -- New York (State) -- Drama.
First loves -- Drama.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Beverly Hills, CA :Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios :2011
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,
Edition Blu-ray and DVD, 50th anniversary ed., Widescreen.
Other Titles West Side story.
West Side story.
West Side story.
Contributors Wise, Robert, 1914-2005, producer, director.
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer, director.
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005, screenwriter.
Wood, Natalie, actor.
Beymer, Richard, 1939- actor.
Tamblyn, Russ, actor.
Moreno, Rita, actor.
Chakiris, George, actor.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, composer.
Sondheim, Stephen, composer.
Griffith, Robert E. West Side story.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019. West Side story.
Laurents, Arthur. West Side story.
Mirisch Pictures (Firm), production company, presenter.
Seven Arts Productions, production company.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- ), publisher.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Participants/Performers Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Other Contributors Music, Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ; production designer, Boris Leven.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
French
Spanish
In English, French, or Spanish; with optional French (Blu-ray Disc only) or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); closed-captioned (DVD only).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents.
Blu-ray Disc special features: "Pow! the dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode; song-specific commentary by Stephen Sondheim; music machine; "A place for us: West Side story's legacy"; "West Side memories"; storyboard-to-film comparison montage.
DVD special feature: Music machine.
System Details Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; 50GB dual layer; AVC@25 Mbps; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (English) and DTS 5.1 (French); Dolby digital 4.0 (English) and 5.1 (Spanish).
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby digital 5.1 (English); mono (French, Spanish).
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Awards Academy Awards, 1961: Best Art Direction (color) ; Best Cinematography (color) ; Best Costume Design (color) ; Best Director ; Best Film Editing ; Best Music Score ; Best Picture ; Best Sound ; Best Supporting Actor ; Best Supporting Actress
Description 2 Blu-ray Discs (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD (153 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
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