Historic Photo of the Day: West Side Story

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony

The photo says it all.

Her dress is a sailboat powered by dreams.

She runs toward an innocent future…filled with wonder and discovery.

Not even Tony can keep up with her.

The garbage cans do not exist.

Her spirit, her belief, her love of life, will overcome everything.


3 Comments on “Historic Photo of the Day: West Side Story

  1. Saw it 11 times and it was the 1sr VCR movie bought……besides our Rita Moreno and Natalie Wood……whatever happened to Richard Beimer (Tony), Russ Tamblyn and George Chakiris careers?


  2. Those castles (ghettos) that US provided and filled with wonderful opportunities and expectations for all Puerto Ricans!!!


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