West Side story [videorecording] / Beta Productions ; a Robert Wise production ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay, Ernest Lehman.
Contributor(s): Wood, Natalie | Beymer, Richard | Moreno, Rita | Wise, Robert | Robbins, Jerome | Laurents, Arthur. West side story | Bernstein, Leonard. West Side story | Beta Productions | MGM/UA Home Video (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [1988?]Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (151 min.) : sd. (stereo.), col. ; 1/2 in.Subject(s): Feature films
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Based on the book by Arthur Laurents and the stage play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, with music by Leonard Bernstein.
Stereo., Hi-Fi Dolby system on linear tracks.
Originally released as a motion picture by United Artists in 1961.
Director of photography, Daniel I. Fapp ; film editor, Thomas Stanford ; music, Leonard Bernstein ; conductor, Johnny Green ; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ; choreography, Jerome Robbins.
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno.
A musical drama loosely based on Romeo and Juliet. Portrays, against a backdrop of poverty, racial tensions and teenage gang warfare, the problems of a Puerto Rican girl and a Polish boy who fall in love despite the hatred and rivalry of their respective ethnic groups. Feature preceded by movie trivia.