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West Side story [videorecording] / Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc
Blu-rays Blu-rays | Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2011 | 50th anniversary ed.; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY W pt.1-3 MUSICAL (NFR))
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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011.
Edition
50th anniversary ed.; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
Descript
3 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
Blu-ray (discs 1&2); 1080p Hi-Def ; DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0; requires Blu-ray player.
DVD (disc 3) ; 5.1 Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital mono.
Note
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Enlgish (SDH), French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned (DVD).
Cast
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Credits
Play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents.
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.
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)
Audience
Not rated.
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.
Contents
Disc 1. Blu-ray version -- Disc 2. Blu-ray special features -- Disc 3. DVD version with special features.
Local Note
MW, 1-12
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ISBN/ISSN
883904245230
Music #
M124523 Metro Goldwyn Mayer
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