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1. West Side Story (1961)
Unrated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
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9. Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Musical
A celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, broadcast live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
10. Startime (I) (1959–1961)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ford Motor Company sponsored this hour long program which rotated between variety shows, dramatic productions and musical comedies. One of the offerings was turned into a regular series, Sing Along With Mitch.
11. Omnibus (1952–1961)
55 min | Drama, History, Music
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts to original works by such ... See full summary »
12. Shrunken Heads (1994)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Hatiian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.
15. Screaming Mimi (1958)
79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Exotic dancer Virginia Wilson sees a man get shot moments after he tries to knife her in a shower, so she goes to Dr. Greenwood a psychiatrist for therapy. He falls in love with her and ... See full summary »
18. The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985 TV Movie)
89 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary which shows, in great detail, the making of the 1985 Bernstein-conducted recording of the entire score of "West Side Story", featuring operatic stars.
20. Gunmen from Laredo (1959)
Approved | 67 min | Western
After Ben Keefer kills Gil Reardon's wife, Reardon seeks revenge. To get to Keefer he has to outdraw one of Keefer's henchmen. But Keefer makes it look like murder amd he is convicted and ... See full summary »
21. Wonderful Town (1958 TV Movie)
120 min | Musical
As stated in Matthew Algeo's book "Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Roadtrip", "Harry and Bess Truman saw this stage play in New York in 1953 at the ... See full summary »
23. Satchmo the Great (1957)
Approved | 63 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
In this 1957 biography film of the jazz-great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, he and his band tour the world as American good-will ambassadors bring jazz at its best to the people of the world. ... See full summary »
28. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decide to do something about it. Not ... See full summary »
32. Anita no perd el tren (2001)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
Anita has been working at a cinema box office for almost three decades, but the building is demolished to give way to a cinema complex, and she is forced into early retirement because she does not fit into the new company's image.
33. Bernstein/Beethoven (1982 TV Mini-Series)
90 min | Documentary, Music
A mini-series showcasing complete performances of all nine Beethoven symphonies, as well as the complete "Missa Solemnis", a string quartet arranged for the full string section of the Vienna Philharmonic, and several of Beethoven's overtures.
34. The Berlin Celebration Concert (1989 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Music
A performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, in commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The word "Joy" in the "Ode to Joy" (sung in German), has been replaced by "Freedom".
39. Trouble in Tahiti (2001 TV Movie)
50 min | Drama, Family, Music
Tom Cairns cinematic film presents Bernstein's short opera set in 1950's America. The opera is a satire on American suburban married life with Dinah and Sam facing marital breakdown, from ... See full summary »
41. Journey to Jerusalem (1968)
84 min | Documentary, Music
Three weeks after the Six-Day War, Leonard Bernstein plans a historic concert atop Mount Scopus; played by Isaac Stern and the Israel Philharmonic.
46. Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (1970 TV Special)
This program is a 125 Minute documentary in four chapters that celebrated the 200th birthday of the famous classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Presented by the famous composer and ... See full summary »