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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (works not included). Pages: 46. Chapters: Kiss Me, Kate, Hamlet, Tromeo and Juliet, Richard III, West SideMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (works not included). Pages: 46. Chapters: Kiss Me, Kate, Hamlet, Tromeo and Juliet, Richard III, West Side Story, My Own Private Idaho, 10 Things I Hate About You, Omkara, Romeo + Juliet, Strange Brew, The Sea Prince and the Fire Child, Macbeth, The Tempest, Loves Labours Lost, Scott Tenorman Must Die, Maqbool, The Bad Sleep Well, Shes the Man, The Journey to Melonia, Grace, Just One of the Guys, Rose by Any Other Name..., ShakespeaRe-Told, West Bank Story, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef, Deliver Us from Eva, Let the Devil Wear Black, Romie-0 and Julie-8, After Juliet, A Thousand Acres, My Kingdom, Frederic Reynolds, O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta, Scotland, PA, King of Texas, Tales from Shakespeare, Angoor, China Girl, Ages of Man, Hamlet Goes Business, A Midsummer Nights Rave, David & Fatima, Ophelia, Ulta Palta, Acting Shakespeare. Excerpt: West Side Story is a 1961 musical film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was adapted from William Shakespeares play Romeo and Juliet. It stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris and David Winters, and it was photographed by Daniel L. Fapp, A.S.C., in Super Panavision 70. The films opening sequence was shot on the streets of New York City, mainly in the area where the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts campus of Fordham University now stands. Veteran director Robert Wise was chosen as the director and producer because of his familiarity with urban New York dramas, such as Odds Against Tomorrow. Wise had never directed a musical before and when it was suggested that Jerome Robbins, who had directed the stage version, be brought in to handle all the music and dance sequences in the film, Wise agreed. However, ...