West Side Story (2-DVD Special Edition)

West Side Story (2-DVD Special Edition)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 32 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.20

Disc 1:

  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.20
  • Audio:
    • Additional Audio Track - 1. Intermission Music (Option to Play in Film)
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English

Disc 2:

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Storyboard-to-Film Comparison
    • Featurette: WEST SIDE MEMORIES (60 Mins)
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos:
      1. Production Design Gallery
      2. Storyboard Gallery
  • Additional Products:
    • Scrapbook - Ernest Lehman Introduction
    • Scrapbook - Lobby Card Reproductions
    • Scrapbook - Memos
    • Scrapbook - Original Script

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by &
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by &
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1961 - Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Color)
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Costume Design (Color)
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Director: Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Film Editing
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Picture
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Sound
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Supporting Actor: George Chakiris
Academy Awards 1961 - Best Supporting Actress: Rita Moreno
Academy Awards 1961 - Honorary Awards

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 04/04/2003
"..Incredibly cool..."
Total Film - 07/01/2003
"...You'd be a fool not to buy it and once more savour the muscular song-and-dance numbers..."
Uncut - 12/01/2003
"[E]very Bernstein song's a humdinger with sizzling Sondheim lyrical gags. Cosily cool."

Plot Synopsis:

A Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim score backdrops this landmark Broadway musical in which a modern-day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York City street gangs. Academy Award Nominations: 11, including Best (Adapted) Screenplay. Academy Awards: 9, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor--George Chakiris, Best Actress--Rita Moreno, Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.

Plot Keywords:

Classic | Essential Cinema | Gangs | Love Story | Recommended | Stage Play | Theatrical Release | Tragedy

Production Notes:

  • WEST SIDE STORY was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1997.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 027616884343
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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