David Bean

West Side Story (1961)

RomanticDramaticMusicalOriginal

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

That's Dancing! (1985)

A documentary film about dancing on the screen, from it's orgins after the invention of the movie camera, over the movie musical from the late 20s, 30s, 40s 50s and 60s up to the break dance and the music videos from the 80s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Mikhail Baryshnikov  •  Ray Bolger  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Gene Kelly

A documentary film about dancing on the screen, from it's orgins after the invention of the movie camera, over the movie musical from the late 20s, 30s, 40s 50s and 60s up to the break dance and the music videos from the 80s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Mikhail Baryshnikov  •  Ray Bolger  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Gene Kelly

Peter Pan (1955)

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. With a sprinkling of pixie dust, Peter and his new friends fly out the nursery window and over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Cyril Ritchard  •  Sondra Lee  •  Kathleen Nolan

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael, and John Darling. With a sprinkling of pixie dust, Peter and his new friends fly out the nursery window and over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clark Jones
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Cyril Ritchard  •  Sondra Lee  •  Kathleen Nolan

Peter Pan (1956)

This SECOND live broadcast aired a year after the success of the first. Utilizing much of the same cast, it nevertheless is its own unique performance which charmed millions of households in 1956.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Cyril Ritchard  •  Margalo Gillmore  •  Kathleen Nolan

This SECOND live broadcast aired a year after the success of the first. Utilizing much of the same cast, it nevertheless is its own unique performance which charmed millions of households in 1956.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Cyril Ritchard  •  Margalo Gillmore  •  Kathleen Nolan