West Side Story

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I. Love. This. Movie. So. MUCH! My 6th-grade music teacher played this in class and I absolutely fell in love (with the movie AND Tony)! I have it on DVR, and I am completely obsessed. Most of my nicknames online are something cheesy like TeAdoro_Anton.

Audio problem: During the opening overture, right when the orchestra starts "Maria", you can hear someone sneeze in the background. It's easier to hear on the soundtrack but you still can hear it in the movie.

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Riff: Boy, am I a victim of disappointment in you.

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Trivia: Rita Moreno was reduced to tears when she was nearly raped by the Jets(although it was only acting) when it brought back memories of her being raped as a child. When she started crying the cast immediatly stopped and tried to comfort her.

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Question: Why did they use actors who couldn't sing in the leading roles? Wouldn't it be easier to cast people who could sing instead of dubbing with other singing voices?

Answer: Natalie Wood was more well-known. And Wood actually COULD sing, she just couldn't hit the high notes perfectly. In fact, she was told only some of her singing would be dubbed.

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