Sound of Music, The
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical film directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is based on the Broadway musical The Sound of Music, with songs written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It was photographed in 70mm Todd-AO by Ted D. McCord. It won a total of five Academy Awards including Best Picture in 1965 and is one of the most popular musicals ever produced. The cast album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Adjusted for inflation, it made $1.046 billion domestically at 2010 prices, putting it third on the list of all-time inflation-adjusted box office hits, behind Gone with the Wind and Star Wars. The movie is based on a postulant nun, Maria, who leaves her Abbey to become a Governess to a retired Austrian Naval Captain and his 7 children.
|Cast:||Julie Andrews , Christopher Plummer , Eleanor Parker , Peggy Wood|
Golden Globe Awards
1966 WinnerActress In A Leading Role - Musical Or Comedy
1966 NomineeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
1966 NomineeBest Director - Motion Picture
1966 WinnerBest Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy