West Side story

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Fiftieth anniversary edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
Auburn - DVD & Blu-Ray
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Fiftieth anniversary edition.
883904245230, 883904284307, 883904284314


General Note
Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
General Note
Special features: Music machine.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by, Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by, Jerome Robbins.
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
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.
Target Audience
Not rated. Canadian Home Video Rating PG.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; English 5.1; Dolby digital.
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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)


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Cranston Central - DVD & Blu-RayDVD WESOn Shelf
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Greene - DVDDVD WOn Shelf
Harmony - DVDDVD WEST ENTOn Shelf
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wise, R., Robbins, J., Lehman, E., Wood, N., Beymer, R., Tamblyn, R., Moreno, R., Chakiris, G., Bernstein, L., Sondheim, S., Griffith, R. E., Prince, H., & Laurents, A. West Side story (Fiftieth anniversary edition.).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. West Side Story. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. West Side Story .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wise, Robert, et al. West Side Story Fiftieth anniversary edition.,

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