The Sound of Music (1965)

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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

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  • Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Norman Lloyd at an event for The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Duane Chase and Nicholas Hammond in The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Christine Ebersole at an event for The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Maria

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Did You Know?


Christopher Plummer: "Eleanor had great fun because she fell in love with the cameraman and they had a marvelous time together. He was an awfully nice guy and she deserved a nice guy. She was the most delicious woman, and, my god, what a beauty, so I loved them both ... ...


Maria: 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.


In the wedding scene, as Maria is walking down the aisle, daylight is streaming through the windows. When her and the captain kneel at the altar it is pitch black outside the windows.

Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox logo is played in complete silence.

Alternate Versions

Home video versions usually display "Entr'acte" on screen during the overture after intermission (45th anniversary in a style matching the intermission card, 30th to 40th anniversary in roman caps over a dissolving series of landscapes, for example). Some film prints have just a blank screen for the entire overture.


My Favorite Things
(1959) (uncredited)
Music by
Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Played during the opening credits
Also sung by Julie Andrews to the children
Reprised by the orchestra at the party
Danced to by the party guests and the children
Also performed by Andrews with Charmian Carr, Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies-Urich, Duane Chase, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner and Kym Karath,
when Maria returns as governess
Played as background music often


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Biography | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance

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