West Side Story

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  1. jim817

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    I have been watching West Side Story today on TCM. A 1961 film, I had forgotten what an abundance of big bulges and ass views that movie had. Really tight jeans back in that day made for a lot of nice eye candy.
     
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    I just finished watching it myself! I love watching hot men in tight clothes dance while maintaining a macho flair. And I've always had a thing for a young Russ Tamblyn!
     
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    "Stay coolie cool boy":biggrin1:
     
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    And this was the movie that killed Richard Breymer's career, ironically. Funny, though, Natalie Wood did not want him as her leading man to begin with. She wanted Warren Beatty in the part of Tony. That would a completely different movie altogether.
     
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    I always liked Ice, the tall blond right-hand man who always looked like he was packin'.
    And of course, most of the Sharks since I'm attracted to latinos!
     
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    And see, I thought this would be your song. :biggrin2:
     
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    I always get a kick out of Officer Krupke

    This song is just so damn catchy...I just can't ignore the lyrics.
     
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    Even Stephen Sondheim found this lyric beneath him.

    :fu:Krup you! :rofl:
     
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    Thanks for reminding me. I know you're trying to decide what to get me for Christmas.

    I could use a new coffee maker. Krup me, baby. :smile:




    Stevo shouldn't complain too much. The show and his association with Bernstein launched his career and opened a lot of doors.
     
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    i saw this not too long ago as well. lot's of nice packages in the opening number (maybe not the opener, but it was early on in the pic). i had forgotten.....
     
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    Got a rocket in your pocket.....
     
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    I too saw the movie on TV this last Tuesday...great movie!

    I saw the original Broadway production with Carol Lawrence (Maria), Larry Kert (Tony), Ken Le Roy (Bernardo), Chita Revera (Anita), and Micky Calin (Riff)....and Grover Dale as one of the Jets and a
    singer/dancer who I had my eyes on most of the time...when
    they were not on Chita...:biggrin: I have Playbills from four visits
    with a seat, and 2 times with a Standing Room Only ticket.
    YES, I liked it that much!

    And, of course, I saw the great movie a number of time at a
    theatre and on TV...the last time this last Tuesday on TV, as I
    said earlier. The movie cast was with Natalie Wood (Maria), Rita
    Moreno (Anita), Richard Beymer (Tony), George Chakiris
    (Barnardo) and Russ Tamblyn (Riff)...and this time I had my eyes
    on Russ...and Natalie. :biggrin:

    This last Saturday, I was fortunate to see the 2010 Broadway
    revival at the Palace Theatre, with Matthew Hydzik (Tony),
    Sarah Amengual (Maria), Natalie Cortez (Anita), George Akram
    (Barnardo), and John Green (Riff). It was a good production and
    I plan to see it again before it closes in January 2011.

    I have seen a number of revivals including one in London, and all
    have been excellent productions, but for me the BEST OF
    THEM ALL
    ...has to be the ORIGINAL Broadway
    production.
     
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    I'd like to see PBS do a broadcast of this one like they did with "South Pacific' (which I missed) before the show closes.

    Not everyone gets to New York or can afford ticket prices.
     
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    The tickets for the Broadway revival show was a Christmas present..
    Prices are getting way out of line these days and makes it difficult to seen shows anymore.
    I think they should be shown on TV too...
     
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