On Manhattan's Upper West Side last week two gangs met in a bloodless rumble. As shooting began on the $5,000,000 film version of West Side Story, the principal street fighters were Hollywood dancers with heavy makeup and bleached hair; but a more genuine group stood by with scornful interest. Wearing checked trousers and colored shirts which, by their own description, gave them a "continental Ivy League" look, far more authentic than the dated T-shirts and Levi's of the dancers, the onlookers could claim to be competent critics. On hand as extras, they were members of the Massadors Division of...

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