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The Sound of Music

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The Sound of Music

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
174 minutes
performer:
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr, Angela Cartwright, Duane Chase, Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies, Kym Karath, Eleanor Parker, Debbie Turner
director:
Robert Wise
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Ernest Lehman
genre:
Drama, musical

We gave it an A-

Plummer often referred to this beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical as The Sound of Mucous. If you’re a like-minded cynic, this lavish disc version of The Sound of Music (with a gorgeous wide-screen transfer and surround sound) won’t change your mind. The set’s extras, however, will keep you busy for weeks: an audiophile CD, a booklet on the evolution of the screenplay, alternate soundtracks (music and interviews), two making-of documentaries, plus a still-picture library seemingly as extensive as the Louvre. A

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