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The moving story of the von Trapp family is told through the songs that are threaded through this colourful motion picture. It's probably the mixture of breathtaking scenery and the catchy melodies of the songs that made the Sound of Music movie such an international success. The film opens with the powerful song "The Hills are Alive" and it's hard to believe that the following songs can match up to this one, but they do! After Maria was orphaned, she grew up with relatives in an atheist household. However, while at college she was so moved by a Palm Sunday sermon that she decided to become a nun. This is where the film starts. After her teacher training she joins the Benedictine Abbey of Nonnberg in Salzburg.
From the day of its world premiere 50 years ago, on Mar. Audiences flocked to it like the ecstatic faithful at a Sunday service that rewarded their devotion with its high purpose, beautiful hymns and an angelic choir. They quickly made it the most popular attraction in the first half-century of the Hollywood feature film, not eclipsed until Star Wars a dozen years later. Indeed, in terms of tickets sold in its initial theatrical run, The Sound of Music trails only Gone With the Wind another movie about a strong woman in a prewar crisis as the biggest hit of all time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences loved the movie big time, festooning it with 10 nominations and five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director, at the ceremony.
Sign in. Alex Borstein , RuPaul , and other stars at the Emmys answer our fans' burning questions. Watch now. Title: The Sound of Music In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.