He was an actor, known for west side story 1961, star trek. Sep 01, 2015 19 videos play all west side story soundtrack mindlesssafyy ennio morricone cera una volta il west cera una volta il west 1968 duration. With a screenplay by ernest lehman, the film is an adaptation of the 1957 broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by william shakespeares play romeo and juliet. Sep 21, 2010 west side story ending credits by saul bass. Schrank arrives to question maria, and anita reluctantly agrees to go to docs to tell tony to wait. West side story was the first film to win the best picture academy award for two directors robert wise and jerome robbins. West side story 1961 the feuding families become two warring new york city gangs the white jets led by riff and the puerto rican sharks, led by bernardo. West side story is a magnificent show, a milestone in movie musicals, a boxoffice smash. The special limited edition dvd released by mgm in 2003 restores an intermission that was intended to be included in the original roadshow version but was subsequently dropped in order to create what the filmmakers termed a rising. Even though the robert wise original musical west side story is about as sacred a cow movie as you are going to find, fox has unlocked that movie title for a remake specifically because. The feuding families become two warring new york city gangsthe white jets led by riff and the latino sharks, led by bernardo. While shakespeares warring families seem to call off their feud for good, we dont get that same feel from the jets and sharks.
West side story echoes that ending, as the sharks and jets. Ezra menas as anybodys ben cook as mouthpiece sean harrison jones as action patrick higgins as baby john paloma garcialee as graziella maddie ziegler as velma. West side story musical by bernstein and sondheim and. Jun 04, 2010 west side story 610 movie clip challenge to a rumble 1961 hd duration. All 38 songs from the west side story 1961 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. This also gave viewers time to compose themselves after. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers. In summer 1957 in the west sides lincoln square neighborhood in manhattan, there is tension between a white american gang. Maria and the rest of the gang members and girls except anita from the sharks and jets run over and see why there was a gun shot. East side, west side is a 1949 american melodramatic crime film, starring barbara stanwyck as a wronged wife and ava gardner in one of her early roles, along with james mason and van heflin. Singinnthe rain has those qualities but the setting is a natural for the infections musical numbers. An adaptation of the 1957 musical, west side story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the jets and the sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. West side story echoes that ending, as the sharks and jets put aside their differences for a while to gently carry poor tony off the playground pavement.
Ending spoiler for west side story 1961, plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and more. After owning their miserable little neighborhood for years, the jets, the fingersnapping street gang led by riff russ tamblyn, find themselves in a turf war with the upstart puerto rican sharks, led by bernardo george chakiris. The question and answer section for west side story 1961 film is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. It stars natalie wood, richard beymer, russ tamblyn, rita moreno, and george chakiris, and was. West side story is an upcoming 2020 american romantic musical drama film directed and coproduced by steven spielberg, with a screenplay by tony kushner. West side story is a beautifullymounted, impressive, emotionridden and violent musical which, in its stark approach to a raging social problem and realism of unfoldment, may set a pattern for. With ansel elgort, rachel zegler, ariana debose, david alvarez. The sharks mostly recent puerto rican immigrants and the jets mostly second generation european immigrants circa 1960. The original series 1966 and the outer limits 1963. The leader of the first ones decided on the next dance to challenge bernardo, the leader of the second. The main theme of this movie is one that has played out so many times in movies and books and life. West side story was the kind of musical people thought was good for. West side story 1010 movie clip killed by hate 1961 hd.
King of the monsters mistakes 18 bits of trivia for toy story movies breaking bad mistakes grease questions west side story plot what lies beneath ending the shawshank redemption. Whenever i see a movie or stage production of a play, i am always interested to read the actual book to have a different perspective on the characters and overall plot. A life in film and design the lengthy credits for west side story were shifted to an epilogue, because those for the broadway musical as well as the film had to be incorporated. West side story 1961 ending spoiler movie mistakes. Dec 27, 2010 the old moulin rouge later the aquarius theater and more recently lots of other things did a stage version of west side story sometime after the movie came out. West side story 19 end credits instrumental youtube. Wood, a love that, as in romeo and juliet, will eventually end in tragedy. The musical explores the rivalry between the jets and the sharks, two teenage. West side story, theatre music by american composer leonard bernstein that premiered august 19, 1957, in washington, d. West side story is the awardwinning adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy romeo and juliet. It was broadcast in two installments, one each on separate nights, the first part ending at the. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding. West side story echoes that ending, as the sharks and. The films screenplay is expected to hew more closely.
Let it be noted that the film musical, the one dramatic. New york film locations from the movie west side story starring natalie wood. What happens at the end of west side story answers. West side story is a tragic love story set in new york city in the mid1950s on the west side of the city.
West side story 1961 film literary elements gradesaver. However, robbins insisted on so many takes of his scenes that he was fired before the movie was completed. The original stage musical of west side story now revived and touring to seattle differs from the wellknown film in key ways. At the end of the west side story tony gets killed by chino. Although west side story was named the best picture of 1961 and won 10 academy awards, it is not much mentioned by movie fans these days, and the old warhorse singin in the rain is probably more seen and certainly better loved. He was an american graphic designer and academy awardwinning filmmaker, but he is best known for his design on animated motion picture title sequences. Based on a novel by marcia davenport and a screenplay by isobel lennart, the film was produced by voldemar vetluguin, directed by mervyn leroy and distributed by metrogoldwynmayer. West side story 1961 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Read the full synopsis of west side story, 1961, directed by robert wise, with.
Westside story is a modern musical representation of the classic story romeo and juliet. West side story, american musical film, released in 1961, that was inspired by shakespeares romeo and juliet. It was inspired by william shakespeares play romeo and juliet the story is set in the upper west side neighborhood in new york city in the mid 1950s, a multiracial, bluecollar neighborhood. With natalie wood, george chakiris, richard beymer, russ tamblyn. West side story was the kind of musical people thought was good for them, a pious expression of admirable but unrealistic liberal sentiments, and certainly its. Two youngsters from rival new york city gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. Actor west side story william bramley was born on april 18, 1928 in new york city, new york, usa as bramley hill billipp.
West side story reunion w rita moreno, russ tamblyn, george chakiris. West side story ending question spoiler message board. West side story is a beautifullymounted, impressive, emotionridden and violent musical which, in its stark approach to a raging social problem and realism of unfoldment, may set a pattern. In west side story we visit romeo and juliet in new york. West side story is a 1961 american musical romantic drama film directed by robert wise and jerome robbins. Screenwriter ernest lehman adapted the film west side story from the hit play of the same name, which opened on broadway in 1957 and ran there for 732 performances. The sharks and the jets are rival gangs fighting for the same territory. West side story was the kind of musical people thought.
The new york performance was at lincoln centers avery fisher hall, built atop the movie s filming locations. Based on a novel by marcia davenport and a screenplay by isobel lennart, the film was produced by voldemar vetluguin, directed by mervyn leroy and. Live performance is always different because it has that direct, immediate element to it. Oct 18, 2016 west side story is a magnificent show, a milestone in movie musicals, a boxoffice smash. The musical is a 20thcentury american adaptation of the shakespearean tale of romeo and juliet. At the store, the jets taunt anita with racist innuendo and insults. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. West side story is a musical with a book by arthur laurents, music by leonard bernstein and lyrics by stephen sondheim. West side story opens december 18, 2020 actors renowned in theater and film, those new to the silver screen, and a host of talented singers and dancers will join steven spielberg and his crew in bringing a new adaptation of the original, beloved stage musical west side stor y to the cinema for a december 18, 2020 release. West side story steven spielberg, director december 18. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 broadway musical of the same name by arthur laurents, leonard bernstein and stephen sondheim, which is based loosely on shakespeares romeo and juliet. Author pat kirkham discusses the end credits and opening titles for west side story, designed by saul and elaine bass, from her authoritative book saul bass. West side story 1961 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Heres a short compare and contrast by seattle times.688 980 421 968 1229 699 1284 1118 113 942 1066 1217 832 1032 298 944 521 1381 447 1284 1025 395 832 806 715 66 501 368 1434 983 683 335 774 861 672 1400 266 879 616 740 303 671