All the Things We Never Knew About “The Sound of Music”

“The Sound of Music,” released on March 2, 1965, is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and loved movies of the 20th century – maybe even of all time. Produced and directed by Robert Wise, the legendary musical, as well as some of the individual actors, won multiple accolades, including Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. The movie went to number one at the box office and even held the title of the highest-grossing film of all time for a total of five years, beating “Gone with the Wind.”


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Although many of the movie’s fans will know intricate details about the Von Trapp family’s time in Austria and emigration to the United States, there was plenty happening behind the scenes and off-screen that were not publicized. Read on to find out everything you never knew about this blockbuster movie that is based on Maria von Trapp’s 1949 memoir titled “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.”