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West Side Story

Decent 1961 adaptation of the Bernstein-Robbins musical, if you can handle Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood in the leads. Robert Wise directed, with no songs in his heart. With Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, and George Chakiris.



  • Jerome Robbins
  • Robert Wise


  • Natalie Wood
  • Richard Beymer
  • Russ Tamblyn
  • George Chakiris
  • Rita Moreno
  • Simon Oakland


  • Ernest Lehman


  • Saul Chaplin
  • Robert Wise

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