G | | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
It's been 55 years since the hills came alive in The Sound of Music. See our supercut with some of the songs from the classic film.
In the background of the picnic in the mountain pasture when Maria and the children start singing "Do Re Mi", you can dimly make out a castle on top of a hill. This castle featured more prominently in the Richard Burton-Clint Eastwood thriller Where Eagles Dare (1968).
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.
The guitar played throughout the movie is a Goya guitar from the Levin Company of Sweden in the early 1950s.
The 20th Century Fox logo is played in complete silence.
The 2001 Fox Television version deletes the entire wedding sequence to save time.
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