The Resource West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins

West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins

Label
West Side story
Title
West Side story
Statement of responsibility
Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins
Creator
Contributor
Art copyist
Actor
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
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
PGC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
West Side story (Motion picture)
Credits note
Credits: director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins
Intended audience
Canada PG
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W45d V5
PerformerNote
Cast: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chikiris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1915-2005
  • 1939-
  • 1918-1990
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Beymer, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chakiris, George
  • Bernstein, Leonard
  • Laurents, Arthur
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Mirisch Pictures (Firm)
  • Seven Arts Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
152
Series statement
American movie musicals collection
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Gangs
  • First loves
  • Musical films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • First loves
  • Gangs
  • Musical films
  • New York (State)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1961
  • Special feature: Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71803887
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
Publisher number
12525LT3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71803887
System details
DVD. PAL. Region 2
Video recording format
DVD
Label
West Side story, Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins
Publication
Note
  • A DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1961
  • Special feature: Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71803887
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
Publisher number
12525LT3
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71803887
System details
DVD. PAL. Region 2
Video recording format
DVD

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