West Side Story

The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures

Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance, Music
In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1961-10-18
Run time: 152 minute / 2:32
Budget: $6,000,000
Revenue: $43,656,822
Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise.
Writers: Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Ernest Lehman.
Production Companies : United Artists, Mirisch Pictures, Seven Arts Productions
Production Country: United States of America


Natalie Wood
as Maria
Richard Beymer
as Tony
Russ Tamblyn
as Riff
Rita Moreno
as Anita
George Chakiris
as Bernardo
Simon Oakland
as Lieutenant Schrank
Ned Glass
as Doc
William Bramley
as Officer Krupke
Tucker Smith
as Ice
Tony Mordente
as Action
David Winters
as A-Rab
Eliot Feld
as Baby John
Bert Michaels
as Snowboy
David Bean
as Tiger
Robert Banas
as Joyboy
Scooter Teague
as Big Deal
Harvey Evans
as Mouthpiece
Tommy Abbott
as Gee-Tar
Susan Oakes
as Anybodys
Gina Trikonis
as Graziella
Carole D'Andrea
as Velma
Jose De Vega
as Chino
Jay Norman
as Pepe
Gus Trikonis
as Indio
Eddie Verso
as Juano
Jaime Rogers
as Loco
Larry Roquemore
as Rocco
Robert E. Thompson
as Luis
Nick Navarro
as Toro
Rudy Del Campo
as Del Campo
Andre Tayir
as Chile
Yvonne Othon
as Consuelo
Suzie Kaye
as Rosalia
Joanne Miya
as Francisca
John Astin
as Glad Hand, the dance organizer
Penny Santon
as Madam Lucia
Jerome Robbins Director
Robert Wise Director

Robert Wise Producer

Jerome Robbins Author
Arthur Laurents Theatre Play
Jerome Robbins Screenplay
Arthur Laurents Screenplay
Ernest Lehman Screenplay

Victor A. Gangelin Set Decoration

Gilbert D. Marchant Sound Editor

Marshall M. Borden Assistant Editor

Leonard Bernstein Music
Stephen Sondheim Songs

Saul Chaplin Associate Producer

Jerome Robbins Choreographer

Johnny Green Conductor

Boris Leven Production Design

Daniel L. Fapp Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up
Irene Sharaff Costume Design

Robert E. Relyea Assistant Director

Tommy Abbott Other
Margaret Banks Other
Howard Jeffrey Other
Tony Mordente Other

Thomas Stanford Editor

Richard Carruth Music Editor

Linwood G. Dunn Special Effects

Sid Ramin Orchestrator
Irwin Kostal Orchestrator
Murray Spivack Sound
Fred Lau Sound
Vinton Vernon Sound
Betty Walberg Other
Bobby Tucker Vocal Coach
Saul Chaplin Music Supervisor
Johnny Green Music Supervisor
Sid Ramin Music Supervisor
Irwin Kostal Music Supervisor

Allen K. Wood Production Manager

Saul Bass Title Designer

Saul Bass Other
Maurice Zuberano Production Artist

Sam Gordon Property Master

Stanley K. Scheuer Script Supervisor
Jerome M. Siegel Second Assistant Director

Costume & Make-Up
Emile LaVigne Makeup Artist
Alice Monte Hairstylist
Bert Henrikson Wardrobe Supervisor

Robert E. Griffith Other
Harold Prince Other
Roger L. Stevens Other
Arthur Laurents Book

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