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 | 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))
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011.
50th anniversary ed.; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
3 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Enlgish (SDH), French or Spanish.
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Disc 1. Blu-ray version -- Disc 2. Blu-ray special features -- Disc 3. DVD version with special features.
M124523 Metro Goldwyn Mayer