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Title:
West Side story
ISBN:
9780792855019
Uniform Title:
West Side story (Motion picture : 1961)
Publication Information:
[United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003], c1961.
Physical Description:
1-2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding.

Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: April 1, 2003.

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: Disc 1: feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission) -- Disc 2: "West side memories" retrospective documentary containing Natalie Wood's original vocal recordings and new interviews with cast and crew including Robert Wise and Stephen Sondheim; original film intermission music; storyboard-to-film comparison; original release trailers and behind-the-scenes photos -- Collectible scrapbook includes Ernest Lehman introduction; film script; original looby brochure reproduction; behind-the-scenes memos.
Abstract:
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.
Reading Level:
Not rated.

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