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

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

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; a Robert Wise production
Contributor
Actor
Choreographer
Director of photography
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Lyricist
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • nor
  • por
  • spa
  • swe
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • chi
  • dan
  • dut
  • eng
  • fin
  • 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
Member of
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 : 1961)
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Credits note
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; film editor, Thomas Stanford
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W47 2011
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1918-1990
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  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Fapp, Daniel
  • Stanford, Thomas
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Mirisch Production Company
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- )
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
153
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  • Gangs
  • First loves
Technique
live action
Label
West Side story, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; a Robert Wise production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; play conceived, directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
Bar code
  • 31223143245448
  • 31223143245463
  • 31223108453003
  • 31223143245471
  • 31223143245455
  • 31223143245489
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
50th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904245230
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
Blu-ray: region A; widescreen (2.20:1); 1080p high definition; DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio, English 4.0 Dolby digital, 5.1 Dolby digital, 5.1 DTS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
West Side story, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; a Robert Wise production, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; play conceived, directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
Bar code
  • 31223143245448
  • 31223143245463
  • 31223108453003
  • 31223143245471
  • 31223143245455
  • 31223143245489
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
50th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904245230
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
Blu-ray: region A; widescreen (2.20:1); 1080p high definition; DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio, English 4.0 Dolby digital, 5.1 Dolby digital, 5.1 DTS; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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