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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

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

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
Publisher
Production personnel
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfre
  • 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 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
Language note
  • English dialogue with optional subtitles in English and French
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakaris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Shakespeare, William
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Mirisch Production Company
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Feature films
  • Musical films
  • Musicals
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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
Instantiates
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
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
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792858522
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 0792829269
  • 027616673329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906733
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm40309949
  • 925144
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
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
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
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
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792858522
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 0792829269
  • 027616673329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906733
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm40309949
  • 925144
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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