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West Side story

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Collectors ed. ; Widescreen version.


English, French or Spanish dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2005]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (152 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 collectible scrapbook.


Not rated.


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.


Based on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents; play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.

Special features: new 5.1 audio; "West Side memories" documentary; storyboard-to-film comparison; theatrical trailers; original intermission music, restored and remixed into 5.1; production design, storyboard and photo galleries.

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