Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
In addition to recording Maria's singing voice, Marni Nixon also looped some of Natalie Wood's dialogue that needed to be fixed in post-production. Specifically, Maria's last lines: "Don't you touch him!" and "Te adoro, Anton," are spoken by Nixon, not Natalie Wood.
Riff: Beat it.
Riff changes position in his chair between shots when the Jets and Sharks are sitting down for the War Council.
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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