The Sound of MusicBlu-ray Disc
From Library Staff
Perhaps the most iconic musical of all time, "The Sound of Music" is based the true story of the Von Trapp family singers. Set against the sweeping beauty of Austria, this timeless movie will make your heart soar.
"Warm woolen mittens" and breathtaking scenes of the beautiful Salzburg Alps make this a winter film must watch. In addition to memorable music and a great performance by Julie Andrews, this is a touching story set on the eve of WWII that earned five Academy Awards.
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Maria: "I can't seem to stop singing wherever I am. And what's worse, I can't seem to stop saying things - everything and anything I think... and feel..." Mother Abbess: "Some people would call that honesty." Maria: "Oh, but it's terrible, Reverend Mother."
Captain von Trapp: "It's the dress. You'll have to put on another one before you meet the children." Maria: "But I don't have another one. When we entered the abbey our worldly clothes were given to the poor." Captain von Trapp: "What about this one?" Maria: "The poor didn't want this one."
Sister Margaretta (about Maria): "After all, the wool from the black sheep is just as warm."
Maria: "Gretl, what happened to your finger?" Gretl: "It got caught." Maria: "Caught in what?" Gretl: "Friedrich's teeth."
Louisa: "I'm Brigitta." Maria: "You didn't tell me how old you are... Louisa." Brigitta: "I'M Brigitta, she's Louisa. She's thirteen years old, and you're smart! I'm ten, and I think your dress is the ugliest one I ever saw!" Kurt: "Brigitta, you shouldn't say that!" Brigitta: "Why not? Don't you think it's ugly?" Kurt: "Of course, but Fraulein Helga's was ugliest."
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A nun is sent by the mother superior to be governess for 7 children to have some time away from the convent to think about the seriousness of being a nun. after meeting the children and having a few pranks pulled on her.......she falls in love with their father and gets married to him. then they have make an exciting escape away from austria.
Everyone knows the story and the lyrics to all the songs.
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