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The Sound of Music (1965)

G 174 min - Drama, Family, Music, Romance - 2 March 1965
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Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.

Director:  Robert Wise
Stars:  Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Charmian Carr, Anna Lee, Portia Nelson, Heather Menzies, Nicholas Hammond, Duane Chase, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner, Kym Kareth, Ben Wright, Norma Varden, Marni Nixon, Evadne Baker, Doris Lloyd, Gilchrist Stuart, Daniel Truhitte

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Storyline

Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.



Tagline: The happiest sound in all the world!

Genres: Drama, Family, Music, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, French
Release Date:  2 March 1965

Box Office

Budget:  $8,200,000
Revenue:  $286,214,286

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Robert Wise Productions, Argyle Enterprises

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 54 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTRESS — Julie Andrews {“Maria”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Peggy Wood {“Mother Abbess”}
ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Boris Leven; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Ruby Levitt
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Ted McCord
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Dorothy Jeakins
DIRECTING — Robert Wise – WON
FILM EDITING — William Reynolds – WON
MUSIC (Scoring of Music–adaptation or treatment) — Irwin Kostal – WON
BEST PICTURE — Robert Wise, Producer – WON
SOUND — 20th Century-Fox Studio Sound Department, James P. Corcoran, Sound Director; and Todd-AO Sound Department, Fred Hynes, Sound Director – WON


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