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The Resource West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins

West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Awards note
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)
Cataloging source
EB$
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating PG
Language note
  • English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles
  • English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W47 2011
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1928-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Griffith, Robert E
  • Prince, Harold
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Mirisch Production Company
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • First loves
  • Gangs
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray format; 50th Anniversary ed.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904245230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M124523
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn767661777
  • (OCoLC)767661777
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 DTS; AVC@25 MBPS, 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray format; 50th Anniversary ed.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904245230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M124523
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn767661777
  • (OCoLC)767661777
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 DTS; AVC@25 MBPS, 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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