West Side story / dir. by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; based upon the stage play by Robert E. Griffith ... [e.a.] ; music by Leonard Bernstein
Robert Wise Jerome Robbins
Leonard Bernstein 1918-1990
Based on the work of
Arthur Laurents
Author of screenplay
Ernest Lehman
Natalie Wood
MGM DVD, 2003 | Other editions
2 dvd-video's
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 146, 70 min.

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Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

About Robert Wise

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Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer, and editor. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for both West Side Story (1961) and The Sound of Music (1965). He was also nominated for Best Film Editing for Citizen Kane (1941) and directed and produced The Sand Pebbles (1966), which was nominated for Best Picture.

Among his other films are The Body Snatcher (1945), Born to Kill (1947), The Set-Up (1949), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), Destination Gobi (1953), This Could Be The Night (1957), Run Silent, Run Deep (1958), I Want to Live! (1958), The Haunting (1963), The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Hindenburg (1975) and Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979).

He was the president of the Directors Guild of America from 1971 to 1975 and the president…Read more on Wikipedia