The Sound of Music (1965) was a Musical - Drama Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Robert Wise, Richard D. Zanuck, Saul Chaplin and Peter Levathes.
The film was based on the memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers written by Maria von Trapp 1949.
The Sound of Music was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.
Academy Awards 1965 --- Ceremony Number 38 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Julie Andrews||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Peggy Wood||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Ruby Levitt||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Ted McCord||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Dorothy Jeakins||Nominated|
|Best Director||Robert Wise||Won|
|Best Film Editing||William Reynolds||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Irwin Kostal||Won|
|Best Picture||Robert Wise, Producer||Won|
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Captain von Trapp: Berlin. They've offered me a commission. I've been requested to accept immediately and report to their naval base at Bremerhaven tomorrow.
Maria: I knew this would happen. I didn't think it would be so soon.
Captain von Trapp: To refuse them would be fatal for all of us. And joining them would be unthinkable.
Maria: Dear Father, now I know why You sent me here. To help these children prepare for a new mother. And I pray this will become a happy family in Thy sight. God bless the captain. God bless Liesl and Friedrich. God bless Louisa, Brigitta, Marta and little Gretl. And I forgot the other boy. What's his name? Well, God bless what's-his-name. God bless the Reverend Mother and Sister Margaretta and everybody at the abbey. And now, dear God, about Liesl. Help her know that I'm her friend and help her tell me what she's been up to.
Liesl: Are you going to tell on me?
Maria: Help me to be understanding so I may guide her footsteps. In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost.
Liesl: I was out walking and somebody locked the doors early. I didn't want to wake everybody, so when I saw your window open. You're not going to tell Father, are you?
Maria: How in the world did you climb up here?
Liesl: It's how we always got in to play tricks on the governess. Louisa can make it with a whole jar of spiders in her hand.
Maria: Spiders? Liesl, were you out walking all by yourself? If we wash that dress tonight, nobody would notice it tomorrow. You could put this on. Take your dress and put it to soak in the bathtub. Come back here and sit on the bed, and we'll have a talk.
Liesl: I told you today I didn't need a governess. Well, maybe I do.
Marta: I'm Marta, and I'm going to be seven on Tuesday, and I'd like a pink parasol.
Maria: Well, pink's my favorite color, too.
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Mary Martin was the wife of Richard Halliday, producer of the original Broadway show. Martin, who originated the role of Maria on Broadway, would eventually see nearly $8,000,000 from the film. In contrast, Julie Andrews earned just $225,000 for her performance.
Adjusted for inflation, this would be the third highest-grossing movie of all time.
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