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West side story [videorecording] / United Artists ; presented by Mirisch Pictures, Inc. in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 47 37684000873479 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 2 hrs., 31 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : MGM/UA Home Video ; [1998], c1997.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for PW-461 (Wartofsky).
Description based on disc label and container box.
Based on the stage play by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Dolby digital surround.
Contains the original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; editor, Thomas Stanford; music, Leonard Bernstein; lyrics, Stephen Sondheim; choreography, Jerome Robbins.
Participant or Performer Note:
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakaris.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD video.
Language Note:
Closed captioned ; English audio track with French and English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Subject: Gangs > Drama.
First loves > Drama.
Feature films

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