Rita Moreno, George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn will attend Grauman's Chinese Theatre ceremony honoring the musical's 50th anniversary.
"West Side Story" is celebrating its 50th anniversary in a big way Wednesday. NCM Fathom and Turner Classic Movies is bringing back the newly restored movie version of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical to theaters around the country for one night only. The Blu-ray arrives Nov. 15, the same day three of the film's stars, Rita Moreno and George Chakiris, who won supporting actor Oscars, and Russ Tamblyn will be honored with a hand and footprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, "West Side Story" won 10 Academy Awards, including director and best picture.