West Side story [videorecording] / Mirisch Pictures presents a Robert Wise production in association with Seven Arts Productions, Inc. ; director of photography, Daniel L. Fapp ; editor, Thomas Stanford ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; music conducted by Johnny Green ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Boris Leven ; choreographer, Jerome Robbins ; screenplay writer, Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince and the book by Arthur Laurents ; directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.
[United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, 2006.
2 videodiscs (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.