West Side story

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: Blu-Ray 2011
Availability: Unavailable 0 copies
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Gangs -- New York (State) -- Drama.
First loves -- Drama.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Romance films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Beverly Hills, CA :Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios :2011
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,
Edition Blu-ray, 50th anniversary ed., Widescreen.
Other Titles West Side story.
Contributors Wise, Robert, 1914-2005, director.
Robbins, Jerome, director.
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005, screenwriter.
Wood, Natalie, actor.
Beymer, Richard, 1939- actor.
Tamblyn, Russ, actor.
Moreno, Rita, actor.
Chakiris, George, actor.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990, composer.
Laurents, Arthur. West Side story.
Mirisch Pictures, production company, presenter.
Seven Arts Productions, production company.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- ), publisher.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Participants/Performers Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Other Contributors Choreography, Jerome Robbins ; music, Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ; production designer, Boris Leven.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English, Spanish and French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based upon the stage play produced 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.
System Details Blu-ray; widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; 1080p high definition; 50GB dual layer; AVC@25 Mbps; 7.1 DTS-HD master audio (English), 4.0 Dolby digital (English), 5.1 Dolby digital (Spanish), 5.1 DTS (French).
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Awards Academy Awards, 1961: Best Art Direction (color); Best Cinematography (color); Best Costume Design (color); Best Director; Best Film Editing; Best Music Score; Best Picture; Best Sound; Best Supporting Actor (George Chakiris); Best Supporting Actress (Rita Moreno)
Description 1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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