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West Side Story

Series: 70mm

Playing as part of our 70mm Extravaganza, in honor of the Hollywood Theatre’s 90th birthday!

WEST SIDE STORY (1961):  Robert Wise’s adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet.”  The feuding families become two warring New York City gangs—the white Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks led by Bernardo.  Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding.  But when Riff’s best friend Tony and Bernardo’s younger sister Maria meet at a dance, no one can do anything to stop their love.  Winner of ten Academy Awards.
Runtime 152 minutes
Starring Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer
Director Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise


Monday, July 18