Jets and Sharks

Jets and Sharks

teenage gangs fight for supremacy amid the New York tenements. [Am. Lit. and Cinema: West Side Story]
See: Rivalry

Jets and Sharks

hostile street gangs. [Am. Lit. and Cinema: West Side Story]
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READY TO RUMBLE Jets and Sharks square up WEARING WELL Russ Tamblyn as he is today and, right, as Riff, teenage leader of The Jets RUGGED George as Sharks leader Bernardo WILD Rita as Bernardo's girlfriend Anita REUNION George& Rita
But the bitter and heartfelt battles between the rival gangs of the Jets and Sharks in the 1950s still have a resonance in today's urban life in the fight against gun and knife crime.
READY TO RUMBLE Jets and Sharks square up WEARING WELL Russ Tamblyn as he is today and, right, as Riff, teenage leader of The Jets REUNION George & Rita RUGGED George as Sharks leader Bernardo WILD Rita as Bernardo's girlfriend Anita