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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fin
  • fre
  • ger
  • nor
  • por
  • spa
  • swe
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • spa
  • chi
  • dan
  • dut
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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West Side story (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins
Language note
  • DVD: in English, French or Spanish with optional English (for the deaf and hard of hearing) or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
  • Blu-ray: in English, French, German, or Spanish with optional Chinese (simplified), Danish, Dutch, English (for the deaf and hard of hearing), Finnish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, or Swedish subtitles
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
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  • 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
Runtime
153
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  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • First loves
  • Gangs
  • New York (State)
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
Copyright
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 feature (DVD): Music machine
  • Special features (Blu-ray, disc 1): optional song-specific audio commentary by Stephen Sondheim; Music machine; optional "Pow! the dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode
  • Special features (Blu-ray, disc 2): A place for us : West Side story's legacy; 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
  • mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
759520791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary edition ; Blu-ray+DVD
Extent
3 videodiscs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904245230
  • 883904245247
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M124523
  • M124524
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759520791
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen format (2.20:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 5.1 (English), mono (French, Spanish)
  • Blu-ray, region A; widescreen format (2.20:1 aspect ratio); DTS-HD 7.1 master audio (English), Dolby digital 4.0 (English), Dolby digital 5.1 (Spanish), 5.1 DTS (French, German); requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD
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
Copyright
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 feature (DVD): Music machine
  • Special features (Blu-ray, disc 1): optional song-specific audio commentary by Stephen Sondheim; Music machine; optional "Pow! the dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode
  • Special features (Blu-ray, disc 2): A place for us : West Side story's legacy; 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
  • mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
759520791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary edition ; Blu-ray+DVD
Extent
3 videodiscs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904245230
  • 883904245247
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M124523
  • M124524
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759520791
System details
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen format (2.20:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 5.1 (English), mono (French, Spanish)
  • Blu-ray, region A; widescreen format (2.20:1 aspect ratio); DTS-HD 7.1 master audio (English), Dolby digital 4.0 (English), Dolby digital 5.1 (Spanish), 5.1 DTS (French, German); requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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