The Sound of Music (1965)

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Robert Wise
Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Angela Cartwright

The Sound of Music remains entertaining to this day, bolstered by its lush composition and charming score. Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family, who escaped Nazi-ruled Austria in 1938, this film dominated the 1965 Academy Awards, winning Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Score Adaptation and Editing.

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