Details: This is a movie poster for West Side Story. The film's credits are written in whit on the top and "West Side Story" is printed in black with a sketch of a fire escape along the words. It has a red background.
West Side Story (1961) is a film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same. The film was directed by Robert Wise and Broadway director Jerome Robbins. West Side Story retells Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, changing the setting from Italy in the Renaissance to the streets of New York City in the mid 1950s, and the rivalry is between the two street gangs, the Anglo-American Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Tony (Richard Beymer), a reformed Jet falls in love with Maria (Natalie Wood) the younger sister of the leader of the Sharks, Bernardo (George Chakiris). It also starred Rita Moreno as Anita and Russ Tamblyn as Riff. The movie features music by Leonard Berstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and features the iconic songs, "Maria," "Tonight," "America," "I feel Pretty," "Gee, Officer Krupke," and "Somewhere."
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.