Joined by Grace Phipps, the trio celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the 1961 film.
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The movie tells a Romeo and Juliet tale against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950â€™s New York. A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry between two street gangs â€“ the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony (Richard Beymer) falls for Maria (Natalie Wood), the sister of the Sharks leader, itâ€™s more than these two warring gangs can handle.