G | | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
The film's status as the most successful movie musical was surpassed thirteen years later by Grease (1978) in actual box office collected, but this film remained the most successful movie musical when adjusted for inflation.
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 'My Favorite Things' sequence, Friederich's hair color is much darker and closer to his natural hair color than when Maria meets the children the first time earlier in the day. This is because the first scene shot for the film was 'My Favorite Things', before the color bleaching of his hair was completed.
Salzburg, Austria, in the last Golden Days of the Thirties
The 1996 video fits the movie onto one VHS cassette by removing the Intermission screen as well as the Entr'acte.
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