On March 2 “The Sound of Music” was released…

The March 2, 1965 the Academy Award-winning musical “The Sound of Music” was released.

Theatrical poster for "The Sound of Music" 20th Century Fox

Theatrical poster for “The Sound of Music”
20th Century Fox

The film, starring Julie Andres and Christopher Plummer, is based on the memoir “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers” by Maria von Trapp. Featuring music by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, the musical went on to win five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. In addition, in 2001, the United States Library of Congress selected the film for preservation in the National Film Registry. 

Julie Andrews in "The Sound of Music" 20th Century Fox

Julie Andrews in “The Sound of Music”
20th Century Fox

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