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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

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

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
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Rating: Not rated
  • Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
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
  • 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
  • First loves
  • Gangs
  • New York (State)
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
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: "Pow! the dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode; song-specific commentary by Stephen Sondheim; music machine; "A place for us: West Side story's legacy"; "West side memories; " storyboard-to-film comparison montage; DVD contains West Side story digitally restored in standard definition, and music machine
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
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
1347309
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary edition; Blu-ray+DVD combo.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904245230
  • 883904245247
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M124523
  • M124524
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1347309
  • (Sirsi) 1347309
  • (OCoLC)759520791
System details
Blu-ray, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0 (English 5.1 on DVD); Dolby digital; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • 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
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: "Pow! the dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode; song-specific commentary by Stephen Sondheim; music machine; "A place for us: West Side story's legacy"; "West side memories; " storyboard-to-film comparison montage; DVD contains West Side story digitally restored in standard definition, and music machine
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
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
1347309
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary edition; Blu-ray+DVD combo.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (153 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883904245230
  • 883904245247
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • M124523
  • M124524
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1347309
  • (Sirsi) 1347309
  • (OCoLC)759520791
System details
Blu-ray, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0 (English 5.1 on DVD); Dolby digital; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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