Questions tagged [the-sound-of-music]

1965 American musical about a woman who leaves a convent to become a governess. Based on the Broadway musical of the same name.

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How was the intro of sound of music filmed (camera move)?

There were no drones or CG back then. How was the "flying in" effect filmed?
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Why were certain changes made from the stage to movie version of "Sound of Music?'

The movie version of the Sound of Music followed the stage version fairly closely. But some meaningful changes were made. Specifically, the movie version added two new songs, "I Have Confidence" and "...
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Where were the Von Trapps going?

In The Sound of Music, the Von Trapps escape the Nazis and are seen fleeing over mountains. These mountains are supposedly well known to them and we're led to believe that they'll offer safe passage ...
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When was The Sound of Music first released on VHS

I've read that it could have been one of the 1st 3 movies to be released on VHS in 1977. Can anyone verify this?!
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In The Sound of Music, which car part did the nun steal? [closed]

By the end of The Sound of Music, when the Nazi soldiers leave the abbey, their cars will not start, because nuns stole some engine parts. What is the engine part they stole?
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What is Max Detweiler's relationship with the other characters?

In The Sound of Music, who is Max Detweiler, a.k.a. Uncle Max? I know he mooches off rich people. That much is obvious. But how does he know the Captain and the Baroness, and why do all the children ...