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Title:
The Sound of Music story : how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time
Author:
Santopietro, Tom.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
xii, 324 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Published to coincide with the film's 50th anniversary, an ultimate fan book shares behind-the-scenes facts about The Sound of Music's filming in Austria and Hollywood and incorporates new interviews with production insiders, including Johannes von Trapp.
Language:
English
Contents:
A very good place to start -- How do you solve a problem like... -- Broadway and Rodgers and Hammerstein -- 20th Century Fox: going, going, almost gone -- The sweet smell of Ernest Lehman -- Six characters in search of a director -- Designing The Sound of Music: fantasy, reality, and fourteen show tunes -- Julie Doolittle Poppins von Trapp -- Captain Georg von Trapp -- A captain with seven children: what's so fearsome about that? -- Completing the cast -- Let's start at the very beginning -- Salzburg, rain, and nature's revenge -- Song and dance -- Back home: hooray for Hollywood -- Sneak preview -- Publicity -- World premiere -- Critics on the warpath -- The one-billion-dollar question -- The Academy Awards -- The international phenomenon -- Julie Andrews: queen of Hollywood -- Life after The Sound of Music -- Sorry-grateful: the story of the real Von Trapps -- Fifty years of statistics -- The sing-along phenomenon -- New iterations -- Full circle -- And in the end....
ISBN:
9781250064462
Format :
Book