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

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

Label
West side story
Title
West side story
Statement of responsibility
United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Librettist
Lyricist
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
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Awards note
Academy Award, Best Picture, 1961.
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; film editor, Thomas Stanford ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; music conducted by Johnny Green
Dewey number
782.14
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue with optional subtitles in English and French
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
W47 1998
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakaris
Runtime
152
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
West side story, United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Label
West side story, United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play produded by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince ; book by Arthur Laurents
  • Videodisc release of the 1961 motion picture
  • "Theatrical release format enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • Includes original theatrical trailer
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Accompanying material
1 booklet ([8] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm40309949
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 DVD (152 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616673329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906733
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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