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!
On court action combined with off court drama make this an exciting look at big time college hoops. Story focuses on the recruitment of 'blue chip' prospects that can make or break a season and a coach's career. Look for cameo by Bobby Knight.
An exciting new Turner Classic Movies original production introduces a special screening of MGM’s 50th Anniversary restoration of West Side Story - the most acclaimed musical of all time (winner of 10 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture)!
The ageless story of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950's New York. A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry between two street gangs - the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony (Richard Beymer) falls for Maria (Natalie Wood), the sister of the Sharks leader, it is more than these two warring gangs can handle. As tension mounts, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale.
On Blu-ray November 15.
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