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.
|Tagline:||The screen achieves one of the great entertainments in the history of motion pictures|
|Cast:||Andre Tayir, Bert Michaels, Carole D’Andrea, David Bean, David Winters, Eddie Verso, Eliot Feld, George Chakiris, Gina Trikonis, Gus Trikonis, Harvey Evans, Jaime Rogers, Jay Norman, Joanne Miya, John Astin, Jose De Vega, Larry Roquemore, Natalie Wood, Ned Glass, Nick Navarro, Penny Santon, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, Robert Banas, Robert E. Thompson, Rudy Del Campo, Russ Tamblyn, Scooter Teague, Simon Oakland, Susan Oakes, Suzie Kaye, Tommy Abbott, Tony Mordente, Tucker Smith, William Bramley, Yvonne Othon|
|Director:||Jerome M. Siegel, Jerome Robbins, Robert E. Relyea, Robert Wise, Stanley K. Scheuer|