Modern day "Romeo and Juliet", about a West Side boy who falls in love with a Puerto Rican girl amidst a gang war. Won 10 Oscars, including one for Bernstein-Sondheim score and Best Picture!
Winner of ten Academy Awards including Best Picture, this electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York and stars Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer.
Russ Tamblyn, George Chakiris and other members of the Sharks and Jets discuss the dances in West Side Story in this TCM Original featurette.
Fact-based story of two college students who thrill-kill a friend and then host a party for the victim's friends and relatives. Notable for Hitchcock's use of only extremely long takes!
Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, Marnie Nixon and director Robert Wise discuss the dubbing of the actors' singing voices in West Side Story.
Rita Moreno on her audition, Jerome Robbins, Natalie Wood, and her Academy Award-winning role as 'Anita' in West Side Story, 1961
A young couple from dueling street gangs falls in love in West Side Story, the Oscar winning Best Picture of 1961 starring Natalie Wood.
The scene introducing the female lead, Natalie Wood as Puerto Rican immigrant 'Maria,' with Rita Moreno as 'Anita,' the girlfriend of her protective brother Bernardo (George Chakiris), leading to a dance sequence by co-director Jerome Robbins, early in West Side Story, 1961.
Richard Beymer, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno and Russ Tamblyn discuss their auditions and casting in this featurette on West Side Story.
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