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

West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, 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 writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, 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
CAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • Cosed-captioned
  • In English, French, or Spanish ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
M1508.8
LC item number
.W47 2003
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1918-1990
  • 1939-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Leven, Boris
  • Griffith, Robert E
  • Prince, Harold
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Mirisch Pictures (Firm)
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
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 writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm53299988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard 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
027616898807
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1005613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 320215
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm53299988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard 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
027616898807
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1005613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 320215
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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