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Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

West Side Story

Edition 1993
153' - 1961 - Crime, Drama, Music/Musical - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins Composer: Leonard Bernstein With: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Bill Bramley
New York's West Side. Two street gangs are mortal enemies: the Jets, white Americans led by Riff, and the Sharks, Portorican immigrants led by Bernardo. Ata ball, Tony, ex-leader of the Jets, meets Maria, Bernardo's sister. It's love at first sight. But tensions between the Jets and the Sharks get worse. West Side Story is one of the great musicals. It's based on Romeo and Julia and its musical numbers by Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim have nearly all become standards.

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Credits

Director

Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

Composer

Leonard Bernstein

With

Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Bill Bramley

Scenario

Ernest Lehman

Director of Photography

Daniel Frapp

Editor

Thomas Stanford

Producer

Saul Chaplin

More information

Dialogue

Spanish, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"West Side Story" (Arthur Laurents)

Year

1961

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