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The Resource West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)

West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English with optional French or Spanish language tracks and French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1915-2005
  • 1918-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Laurents, Arthur
Runtime
152
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: Disc 1: feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission) -- Disc 2: "West side memories" retrospective documentary containing Natalie Wood's original vocal recordings and new interviews with cast and crew including Robert Wise and Stephen Sondheim; original film intermission music; storyboard-to-film comparison; original release trailers and behind-the-scenes photos -- Collectible scrapbook includes Ernest Lehman introduction; film script; original looby brochure reproduction; behind-the-scenes memos
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Collectors set, special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792855019
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
  • Originally issued with collectible scrapbook, catalogued separately at VPL.
  • Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
027616884343
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004353
System control number
ocm51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Based on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: Disc 1: feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission) -- Disc 2: "West side memories" retrospective documentary containing Natalie Wood's original vocal recordings and new interviews with cast and crew including Robert Wise and Stephen Sondheim; original film intermission music; storyboard-to-film comparison; original release trailers and behind-the-scenes photos -- Collectible scrapbook includes Ernest Lehman introduction; film script; original looby brochure reproduction; behind-the-scenes memos
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Collectors set, special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Isbn
9780792855019
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Note
  • Originally issued with collectible scrapbook, catalogued separately at VPL.
  • Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
027616884343
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004353
System control number
ocm51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround

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