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RIP Arthur Laurents

Award-winning director, screenwriter, playwright Arthur Laurents died on Thursday, 5 May 2011, aged 92. Best known for a string of musical hits such as The West Side Story and Gypsy, as well as the screenplay for Hitchcock’s classic Rope, Larents received two Oscar nominations for The Turning Point (Best Film, Best Screenplay). Have a taste of the master’s classics, trailers of films for which he will be best remembered.

The Way We Were (1973)

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West Side Story (1961)

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Gypsy (1962) Trailer

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The Turning Point (1977)

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Rope (1948)

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Anastasia (1956)

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RIP Arthur Laurents

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