The Sound of Music: The Making of America's Favorite Movie

Version: Unabridged
Author: Julia Antopol Hirsch
Narrator: Donna Postel
Genres: Non-Fiction, Art & Music
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: April 2018
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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The Sound of Music is a classic film cherished in the hearts of millions. It won five Oscars, including Best Picture, upon its release in 1965. This tribute to a Hollywood classic is sure to thrill everyone who's ever sung along to 'My Favorite Things' at one of the many screenings that still take place today.

Through interviews with the cast and crew, in-depth access to memorabilia and personal scrapbooks and archival research at Fox Studios, author Julia Antopol Hirsch reveals the lively human story behind the making of the von Trapp family film. Fans will learn what motivated Christopher Plummer to take the part of the Captain, the challenges Julie Andrews faced filming the iconic opening scene and what life was like on an Austrian set for the seven children actors. This engaging celebration is the ultimate insider's guide to America's favorite movie.

Author Details

Author Details

Hirsch, Julia Antopol

Julia Antopol Hirsch is a screenwriter and former story editor for Robert Wise Production. She lives in Orange County, California.