The Sound of Music (1965) Top3films.com HOME
Well, apparently, we're both suffering from a deplorable lack of curiosity  -  Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp
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For a decade, this was the highest grossing film of all time, and adjusted for inflation it is still in the Top 5.
They have uniforms - forgive me, straightjackets
Marni Nixon(not pictured), hollywood's most famous singing voice substitute, played Sister Sophia.
 


  A first rate DVD transfer reveals stunning alpine scenery, glimmering romantic set-pieces and a perfectly illuminated cast, thanks to cameraman Ted McCord and crew.

 

  Julie Andrews remains an extraordinary gift to movie musicals, with voice, acting and charm all equally superb.

 

  Unlike most movie musicals that disappoint by their limited number of good songs, The Sounds of Music delivers quality song after song.  Melody and lyrics mix into timeless appeal.

        » Brent Chastain, Top3films.com   


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Variety

Pauline Kael, The New Yorker

John Gillett, Monthly Film Bulletin

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