|aWest Side story|h[laserdisc] /|cdirected by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; a Robert Wise production.
|a[Culver City, CA] :|bMGM/UA Home Video,|c[c1991]
|a2 laserdiscs (2 hr., 34 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c12 in.
|aOriginally produced as motion picture, filmed in Panavision 70, by Mirisch Pictures and Seven Arts Productions in 1961.
|aBased on the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince, which, in turn, was based on: West Side story / Arthur Laurents.
|aDigital sound, Dolby surround.
|aIssued also as cassette (VHS or Beta)
|aDirector of photography, Daniel L. Fapp; choreography, Jerome Robbins; costume design, Irene Sharaff; production design, Boris Leven; film editor, Thomas Stanford; music, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Johnny Green.
|aNatalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris.
|aA modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set amid gang warfare in New York City in the late 1950's, taking place in New York City's predominantly Puerto Rican West Side.