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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 DVD)

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 DVD)

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
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)
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1962: Best motion picture, musical ; Best supporting actor (Chakiris) ; best supporting actress (Moreno).
  • Grammy Awards, 1962: Best soundtrack album.
  • Director's Guild of America Awards: Outstanding directorial achievement, motion pictures.
  • American Film Institute's 100 greatest American movies (2007 list) : #51.
  • National Film Preservation Board, 1997.
Cataloging source
CAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein ; 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
English, French and Spanish soundtracks and subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
W473x 2003
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chikiris
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 writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins, (videorecording DVD)
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
  • 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 152 min.)
Isbn
9780792858522
Lccn
be2003021008
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616898807
Other physical details
digital, color, Dolby digital
Publisher number
1005613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital mono (French and Spanish soundtracks) ; region 1 encoding
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 DVD)
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
  • 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 152 min.)
Isbn
9780792858522
Lccn
be2003021008
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616898807
Other physical details
digital, color, Dolby digital
Publisher number
1005613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English soundtrack), Dolby digital mono (French and Spanish soundtracks) ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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