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RUSS TAMBLYN AND GEORGE CHAKIRIS AT "WEST SIDE STORY" SCREENING, L.A., JUNE 29

BY TODD GARBARINI

The Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Los Angeles will be presenting a 55th anniversary screening of Robert Wise’s Oscar-winning 1961 musical West Side Story. The 152-minute film will be screened on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita Moreno, the screening is scheduled to precede appearances by George Chakiris who played Bernardo and Russ Tamblyn who played Riff.
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Oscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next Week


Oscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next Week

George Chakiris, who won an Oscar for his breakout role of 'Bernardo' in Jerome Robbins's WEST SIDE STORY, will be our Guest of Honor at the Free Summer Shakespeare screening of the film on Monday, August 24.

Chakiris is in rehearsals for the World Premiere dance-theatre musical IN YOUR ARMS, which begins performances September 16. He will do a brief Q&A with Beth Accomando, author of the KPBS blog Cinema Junkie, at the top of the screening.
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The Mystery of Natalie Wood - Dubbing Woes

Here are sections of a 2004 docudrama, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, that deal with Natalie's desire to sing on screen.
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George Chakiris of 'West Side Story' fame to speak at IU Cinema


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- George Chakiris, best known for his role as Bernardo in the film "West Side Story," will appear at 3 p.m. Sept. 5 at IU Cinema as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series.

"It is amazing for us to have another Academy Award-winning actor in the IU Cinema this semester," IU Cinema director Jon Vickers said. "George Chakiris' natural talent and charisma pour off the screen in the two restored features that we are screening. We know that he will be an inspiring guest for students and community members alike."
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George Chakiris to Host Miami City Ballet's West Side Story

Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner, George Chakiris, is headed to Miami to host the Miami City Ballet for West Side Story.

The Miami City Ballet is performing West Side Story Suites, which of course was choreographed by Jerome Robbins. George is so thrilled and honored to be their host for the evening, out of respect for this beautiful company, and very strongly out of his respect for Jerry Robbins. Read more... )
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UCLA to Host An Evening with George Chakiris, 11/16

UCLA Film & Television Archive salutes the extraordinary career of actor, singer and dancer George Chakiris in this exciting screening and discussion. Trained in Los Angeles, Chakiris first distinguished himself as a dancer in Hollywood films, displaying an athleticism and grace that helped bring renown to West Coast dance styles. Best known for his Academy Award-winning performance in West Side Story (1961), Chakiris has enjoyed a multi-faceted, international career on stage, screen and television. Read more... )
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Gold Cost International Film Festival Announces Events: 50 Years of West Side Story, Talent Agent Budd Burton Moss

This year’s Second AnnuAl Gold Coast International Film Festival will present two pre-festival programs that capture all the excitement and energy of Hollywood and all that it evokes: "West Side Story: Celebrating 50 Years" and "Conversation with Budd Burton Moss & His Hollywood Friends."

Most everyone living today has seen or at least heard of West Side Story. Fifty years ago, the classic film adaptation of the Broadway musical went on to win 10 Academy Awards, still the most of any musical film. In celebration of its 50 years, Gold Coast will present a pre-festival screening of the film at the New York Institute of Technology’s Auditorium on Broadway in New York City. And, as a special treat, two of the stars of the film, Academy Award winner George Chakiris (Bernardo) and Russ Tamblyn (Riff) will be on hand for a pre-screening Q&A.
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Documentary about Singer/Dancer/Actor George Chakiris

Chakiris is the first hour-long documentary about George Chakiris, a talented and versatile performer who is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance as Bernardo in West Side Story. Starting as a dancer in some of the most iconic movie musicals of Hollywood’s golden age (he serenaded Marilyn Monroe during “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), he then moved on to a long and successful career as a film, television & stage actor, recording artist, and jewelry designer. Using interviews with George and those who have known and worked with him over the years, along with archive photos and clips of his performances, our film will chronicle George’s inspiring success story and to pay tribute to his incredible body of work.
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How we made ... Russ Tamblyn and George Chakiris on West Side Story
'I hadn't wanted to play Riff since my dancing wasn't great. I ended up doing a lot of strutting'

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Interview: Oscar Winner George Chakiris Reflects on the Silver Age


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CHICAGO – What is striking about George Chakiris is not so much the memories of his unforgettable performances in films of another era, but his true kindness and humility in the wake of all that jazz. Winner of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1961, playing Bernardo in “West Side Story,” the combination of his youth, energy and gratitude comes from his roots as a dancer.

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