West Side story
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
SummaryThis 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.
-- New York (State)
First loves -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, Calif. :Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios :2011
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,
|Edition||Blu-ray; 50th Anniversay ed.|
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005.
Beymer, Richard, 1939-
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990.
Griffith, Robert E.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
Mirisch Production Company.
Seven Arts Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins.
Rating: Not rated. Canadian Home Video Rating PG.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: "Pow! The dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode; song specific commentary by lyricist Stephen Sondheim; music machine; "A place for us: West Side story's legacy"; Creation and innovation; "A timeless vision"; "West Side memories"; storyboard-to-film comparison montage.
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 contains West Side story digitally restored in standard definition, and music machine.
Blu-ray, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0 (English 5.1 on DVD); Dolby digital; requires Blu-ray player.
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)
2 Blu-ray disc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.