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George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn and Grauman's Chinese Theatre - George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn Hollywood, California - 50th Anniversary Screening Of West Side Story In Celebration Tuesday 15th November 2011

George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn and Grauman's Chinese Theatre

West Side Story Review


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It's hard to feel manly watching West Side Story. Really hard. And that's strange, because it's about two groups of murderous street gangs (one white, one Puerto Rican) in New York City. I guess it's the dancing, the pastel outfits, and the really tight pants that make it seem so frilly.

I kid, of course. Among movie musicals, West Side Story ranks in the top five in greatness, and it's arguably the most popular musical ever released. It may be awfully frou-frou -- and let's face it, the dance numbers are awfully similar -- but West Side Story has a tale as timeless as its source material (Romeo and Juliet) and countless songs that have become musical classics. "Maria," "America," "I Feel Pretty," "Tonight" -- you can probably hum these without even thinking about it.

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