G | | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
Christopher Plummer opted out of the Harry Palmer role in The Ipcress File (1965) in favor of the Captain Von Trapp part, a decision he later regretted.
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 ending scene where the family is walking up and on top of a grassy hill is not Switzerland at all but in Germany itself, the Berchtesgaden, Obersalzburg to be exact, where Hitler's Bavarian hideaway was.
The 20th Century Fox logo is played in complete silence.
A scene showing Maria and the Children standing in front of fruit crates is rumored to be on some television airings. It is also said that it has some musical numbers not included in the home video and theatrical versions.
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