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The Resource West side story, Disc 1,, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

West side story, Disc 1,, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

Label
West side story, Disc 1,
Title
West side story
Title number
Disc 1,
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
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
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
TEF
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
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chikiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2005
  • 1914-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1928-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Fapp, Daniel
  • Stanford, Thomas
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Sharaff, Irene
  • Leven, Boris
  • Griffith, Robert E
  • Prince, Harold
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Mirisch Pictures (Firm)
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
West side story, Disc 1,, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
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
  • Feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission)
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
1344090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Disc 1 of Collectors set, Special edition; widescreen version 2.20:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1344090
  • (MAnMC)mrq01344090
  • (OCoLC)51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
West side story, Disc 1,, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; directors, Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
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
  • Feature film; original film intermission music (option to play with or without intermission)
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
1344090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Disc 1 of Collectors set, Special edition; widescreen version 2.20:1 ; 16x9.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1344090
  • (MAnMC)mrq01344090
  • (OCoLC)51479578
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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