Franklin: Record - West side story [videorecording] / MGM/UA Home Video ; United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc.

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West side story [videorecording] / MGM/UA Home Video ; United Artists ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; presented by Mirisch Pictures Inc., in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc.

Edition:
Widescreen version.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA. : MGM/UA Home Video, [c1998, c1961]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
Optional English or French subtitles.
System details:
: DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital; English 5.1 surround.
Summary:
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against the backdrop of gang warfare in the slums of New York in the 1950s.
Participant:
Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
Credits:
Director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; production designed by Boris Leven ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; orchestrations, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
Special features: Newly restored from the original 65 mm elements; dual layer for interruption-free playback; 8-page booklet; original theatrical trailer; scene selection.
Notes, partial credits, and stills from the film on container.
"A Robert Wise Production."
"A Beta Production."
Publisher's number: ML102175.
"Academy Award Winner, Best Picture, 1961"--Container.
Local notes:
Storage copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor) (Storage copy)
Contributor:
Robbins, Jerome. , Director
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005. , , Producer
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005. , Screenwriter
Wood, Natalie. , Actor
Beymer, Richard, 1939- , Actor
Moreno, Rita. , Actor
Tamblyn, Russ. , Actor
Chakiris, George. , Actor
Sondheim, Stephen. , Lyricist
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Mirisch Pictures, Inc. , Producer
Seven Arts Productions. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990., Composer West Side story.
ISBN:
0792829269
Publisher no.:
027616673329
906773 MGM DVD