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West Side Story (2003, original release: 1961)
(DVD)

Call Number DVD/MUSICAL/WEST


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MoviesDVD/MUSICAL/WESTDue 05-29-15
Published: [United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003], c1961
Edition:  Collectors set, Special ed.; widescreen version (2.20:1 ; 16x9)
Description:  2 videodiscs (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 collectible scrapbook
ISBN/ISSN: 0792855019,
Language:  English


Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: April 1, 2003

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

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

Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chikiris

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

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding

English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned

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Gangs -- Drama -- New York (State)
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Feature films
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Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added--04/4
DVD

Additional Credits:
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005
Robbins, Jerome
Wood, Natalie
Beymer, Richard, 1939-
Tamblyn, Russ
Moreno, Rita
Chakiris, George
Fapp, Daniel
Stanford, Thomas
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990
Sharaff, Irene
Leven, Boris
Griffith, Robert E
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Laurents, Arthur
Mirisch Pictures Inc.
Seven Arts Productions
MGM Home Entertainment Inc

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