West side story [DVD videorecording] West side story [DVD videorecording]
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [1998], c1961.


Actors, directors, writers, etc.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005., Robbins, Jerome., Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005., Sondheim, Stephen., Wood, Natalie., Beymer, Richard, 1939-, Tamblyn, Russ., Moreno, Rita., Chakiris, George., Laurents, Arthur., Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.,


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.

Cast
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakaris.

Subjects
Gangs -- Drama.
First loves -- Drama.
Musicals -- Film and video adaptations.


Genres
Feature films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.


Audience
Not rated.

Description
1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([8] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)

Credits
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; film editor, Thomas Stanford ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; music conducted by Johnny Green.