West Side story [videorecording] / United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; a Robert Wise production.
- 14 of 16 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.
0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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.
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|Hood River County Library||DVD FIC WES (Text)||33892004875051||Adult DVDs||DVD||None||07/10/2008||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Culver City, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 
- Distributor: Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
- Copyright: ©2007.
Based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince by arrangement with Roger L. Stevens ; book by Arthur Laurents ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; play conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1961.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Overture/Main title -- Prologue -- Snowing the coppers -- How to hold turf/Jet Song -- Something's Coming -- Not giving an inch -- Dance at the Gym -- Love across the lines -- Riff's challenge -- Maria -- America -- "I don't wait" -- Tonight -- Gee, Officer Krupke! -- War council -- Sweet land of liberty -- I Feel Pretty -- What Anita can't see -- One Hand, One Heart -- Tonight (ensemble) -- Rumble -- Breaking the news -- Somewhere -- "I'm scared" -- Cool -- Gotta find Tony -- Boy Like That/I Have a Love -- Detaining Maria -- Anita's message -- No cure from Doc -- Finale -- End credits.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; film editor, Thomas Stanford ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; production designed by Boris Leven ; costumes designed by Irene Sharaff.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Natalie Wood (Maria), Richard Beymer (Tony), Russ Tamblyn (Riff), Rita Moreno (Anita), George Chakiris (Bernardo), Simon Oakland (Schrank), Ned Glass (Doc), William Bramley (Krupke).
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.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono; wide screen, aspect ratio 2.20:1.
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Winner, 1962 Academy Awards for Best Sound; Best Art Direction/Set Decoration: Boris Leven, Victor A. Gangelin; Best Costume Design: Irene Sharaff; Best Film Editing: Thomas Stanford; Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture: Saul Chaplin, Johnny Green, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal; Best Cinematography: Daniel L. Fapp; Best Actor in a Supporting Role: George Chakiris; Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Rita Moreno; Best Director: Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins [the first time a directing award was shared]; Best Picture: Robert Wise.
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