West Side story
(Blu-ray) 

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Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2011.
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Blu-ray format; 50th Anniversary ed.
Language
English
UPC
883904245230

Notes

General Note
Based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; book by Arthur Laurents.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
General Note
Special features: "Pow! The dances of West Side story" in-movie viewing mode; song specific commentary by lyricist Stephen Sondheim; music machine; "A place for us: West Side story's legacy"; Creation and innovation; "A timeless vision"; "West Side memories"; storyboard-to-film comparison montage.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; choreography by Jerome Robbins.
Participants/Performers
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Description
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.
Target Audience
Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating PG.
System Details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen, 1080p Hi-Def with DTS-HD 7.1 master audio, English 4.0, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 DTS; AVC@25 MBPS, 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player.
Language
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles.
Language
English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards
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)

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wise, R., Robbins, J., Lehman, E., Wood, N., Beymer, R., Tamblyn, R., Moreno, R., Chakiris, G., Bernstein, L., Sondheim, S., Griffith, R. E., Prince, H., & Laurents, A. (2011). West Side story (Blu-ray format; 50th Anniversary ed.). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. 2011. West Side Story. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. West Side Story Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wise, Robert, et al. West Side Story Blu-ray format; 50th Anniversary ed., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2011.

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