G | | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
The movie drops three songs from the original show: "How Can Love Survive" and "No Way to Stop It", which screenwriter Ernest Lehman felt were unnecessary, and "An Ordinary Couple," which was replaced by "Something Good". Ernest Lehman was of the notion that ... ...
The hills are alive with the sound of music / With songs they have sung for a thousand years. / The hills fill my heart with the sound of music. / My heart wants to sing every song it hears.
When Maria runs away from the Von Trapp Villa just before the intermission, she's carrying her carpetbag and her guitar, so that means she's taking them with her back to the Abbey. After the intermission, the scene is the children playing ball with the Baroness and then singing a song. Max asks Liesl to get the guitar, and it's the exact same Goya guitar that Maria had. It is highly unlikely me that the Von Trapps just happened to have the same make and model guitar that Maria had.
Salzburg, Austria, in the last Golden Days of the Thirties
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