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The sound of music / a Robert Wise production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Robert Wise ; produced by Argyle Enterprises, Inc. and released by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.

Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 (film director,, film producer.). Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005 (screenwriter.). Andrews, Julie, (actor.). Plummer, Christopher, (actor.). Haydn, Richard, 1905-1985 (actor.). Wood, Peggy, 1892-1978 (actor.). Parker, Eleanor, 1922-2013 (actor.). Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 (composer.). Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960 (lyricist.). Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Sound of music. (Added Author). Trapp, Maria Augusta. Based on (work): Story of the Trapp Family Singers. (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (film distributor.). Argyle Enterprises, (film production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker. (Cast).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (175 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the stage musical with music and lyrics by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
Widescreen 2.20:1.
DVD special features include: running commentary by Robert Wise; DVD-ROM link to The sound of music web sites and events; original 1965 documentary Salzburg sight and sound; documentary The sound of music: from fact to phenomenon; audio supplement by Ernest Lehman; interviews with Julie Andrews and Robert Wise; DVD-ROM games and links to fan site; storyboards; sketches; production stills; theatrical trailers; radio and TV spots.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The feature (175 min.) -- disc 2. Supplemental [special features]
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Richard Rodgers ; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; director of photography, Ted McCord ; editor, William Reynolds.
Participant or Performer Note:
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker.
Summary, etc.:
A young novice, uncertain about becoming a nun, becomes governess to 7 children of an autocratic ex-naval captain. Her charm wins over the rebellious children and the unbending captain.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby digital 4.1 surround, Dolby surround.
DVD-ROM features require a PC with Windows 95 or higher and a DVD-ROM drive.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French language tracks, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1966: Best Picture; Best Director (Wise); Best Sound;, Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment; Best Film Editing (Reynolds)
Golden Globes, 1966: Best Picture, Musical or Comedy; Best Actress, Comedy or Musical (Andrews)
Directors Guild of America, 1966: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Wise)
Writers Guild of America, 1966: Best Written American Musical (Lehman)
Subject: Trapp, Maria Augusta > Drama.
Governesses > Drama.
Families > Austria > Drama.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Musical films > Videorecordings.
Biographical films > Videorecordings.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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