The sound of music
(Children's DVD) 


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General Note
Based on the book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
General Note
Wide screen (2.70:1).
General Note
Special features: special anniversary introduction by Julie Andrews; audio commentary with Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and more; audio commentary with director Robert Wise; Singalong karaoke subtitles; retrospective documentary "My favorite things - Julie Andrews remembers"; 4 all-new featurettes; "The Von Trapp family: harmony and discord" as seen on A & E Biography; Mia Farrow screen test; restoration comparison; photo galleries; behind-the-scenes; storyboards; lobby cards; posters.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ted McCord ; editor, William Reynolds ; music, Irwin Kostal ; costume designer, Dorothy Jeakins ; production designer, Boris Leven.
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Anna Lee, Portia Nelson, Ben Wright, Daniel Truhitte, Norma Varden, Marni Nixon, Gil Stuart, Evadne Baker, Doris Lloyd, Eleanor Parker.
As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
System Details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.0 Dolby surround, 2.0 Dolby surround, stereo, mono; Dual layer.
In English, French or Spanish; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, 1966: Best Picture ; Best Director (Wise); Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment (Kostal).
Golden Globes, 1966: Best Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical ; Best Actress-Comedy or Musical (Andrews).
National Film Registry, 2001.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wise, R., Lehman, E., Andrews, J., Plummer, C., Haydn, R., Wood, P., Lee, A., Nelson, P., Wright, B., Truhitte, D., Varden, N., Nixon, M., Stuart, G., Baker, E., Lloyd, D., Parker, E., McCord, T., Reynolds, W., Kostal, I., Jeakins, D., Leven, B., Lindsay, H., & Crouse, R. (2005). The sound of music (40th anniversary ed.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. 2005. The Sound of Music. Beverly Hills, CA: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Robert Wise et al.. The Sound of Music Beverly Hills, CA: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wise, Robert, et al. The Sound of Music 40th anniversary ed., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

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