Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
In a few scenes, a poster can be seen for Palisades Park, which was a real amusement park that straddled the border of Cliffside Park and Fort Lee, New Jersey, from 1898 to 1971.
Riff: Beat it.
The shape of the dry patch of ground in the final scene is inconsistent between shots.
There are no opening credits; a red tinted aerial still of Manhattan with the title is shown as the overture plays. As the overture ends, the red tint is removed and the shot segues to aerial photography of Manhattan streets and landmarks.
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