Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
With its win of 10 Academy Awards, this became the biggest Oscar-winning musical of all time, beating the record Gigi (1958) set three years before with its nine Oscars.
Riff: Beat it.
Towards the end of the America number, there is a shot of a side view of the dancers and there is a metal structure to the right of the screen that has 3 people standing in front of it, one of them a lady with a blue skirt, but when the shot changes to the front and the structure is now in the back, those 3 people standing there have vanished from the shot, instead seeming to appears now towards the left side of the screen off-camera.
The credits at the end of the movie appear as graffiti on street signs.
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