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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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressJulie AndrewsNominated
Best Supporting ActressPeggy WoodNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Ruby LevittNominated
Best CinematographyTed McCordNominated
Best Costume DesignDorothy JeakinsNominated
Best DirectorRobert WiseWon
Best Film EditingWilliam ReynoldsWon
Best Music - ScoringIrwin KostalWon
Best PictureRobert Wise, ProducerWon
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The Sound of Music (1965)

By Beatrice on Aug 26, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Sound of Music Directed by Robert Wise Written by Ernest Lehmann from the stage musical book by Russell Crouse and Howard Lindsay and the book by Maria von Trapp 1965/USA Robert Wise Productions/Argyle Enterprises Repeat viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die I had... Read full article


Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: The Sound of Music? (Giveaway runs through Aug 25)

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 5, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win tickets to see ?The Sound of Music? on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Sept 9 and Wed Sept 12! ?Silver white winters that melt into springs, these are a few of my favorite things? CMH continues into our?3rd year of our partnership with Fathom Events?- with the 11th?of our movie ... Read full article


The Sound of Music (1965, Robert Wise)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 27, 2015 From The Stop Button

So much of The Sound of Music is exquisite, the film’s got enough momentum to get over the rough spots. The film has three and a half distinct sections. There’s the first, introducing Julie Andrews to the audience, then introducing Christopher Plummer and family to the Andrews and the au... Read full article


?The Sound of Music (50th Anniversary Edition CD): The Celebration Continues…

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 10, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?The Sound of Music” 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues… Wow, these past few months have been really good ones for Classic Movie Fans! And, it looks like it’s even getting better… ?As most of us know, there’s lots happening to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The ... Read full article


Announcing “The Sound of Music Story” Book Giveaway!

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 15, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

?The Sound of Music Story” ??Book Giveaway! Starts Monday February 16 and Runs Through March 31 I am happy to announce that The Sound of Music Story will be available in stores on Tuesday, February 17 — just in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music?film release. Bu... Read full article


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Quotes from

Captain von Trapp: My fellow Austrians, I shall not be seeing you again perhaps for a very long time. I would like to sing for you now... a love song. I know you share this love. I pray that you will never let it die.


Marta: The least they could have done is to let us say hello.


Liesl: [singing with the children at the Villa] So long, farewell, au revoir, auf Wiedersehen! I'd like to stay and taste my first champagne. Yes?
Captain von Trapp: No!


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Facts about

Nicholas Hammond (Friedrich) has brown hair, and had to undergo several painful hair bleachings before and during filming to make his hair blond.
The house that was used as the Von Trapp home was actually owned by actress Hedy Lamarr.
According to the British tabloid The Sun, the movie was selected by BBC executives as one to be broadcast after a nuclear strike, to improve the morale of survivors. The BBC did not confirm or deny the story, saying, "This is a security issue so we cannot comment".
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