The Resource West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (Blu-ray)

West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (Blu-ray)

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
WHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by, Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by, Jerome Robbins
Intended audience
Not rated. Canadian Home Video Rating PG
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Griffith, Robert E
  • Prince, Harold
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Mirisch Production Company
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Musical films
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Music machine
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn767518986
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)767518986
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p high definition 16x9 (2.4:1) widescreen, DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Music machine
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn767518986
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)767518986
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p high definition 16x9 (2.4:1) widescreen, DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD

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