Sunday, May 13 - 4:00 PM
70mm Print! THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 1965, 20th Century Fox, 172 min. Dir. Robert Wise. The irresistible, triumphant musical tale of a nun (Julie Andrews) who becomes the nanny for the seven children of the widowed Austrian Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer), winning their hearts and eventually their father's as well. As the Nazis take control of their homeland (where "the hills are alive with the sound of music"), the family finds comfort in each other and in song. An Oscar winner for Best Picture and Robert Wise's flawless direction. Featuring "The Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things" and more of your favorite songs! Co-starring Eleanor Parker, Anna Lee, Marni Nixon and Angela Cartwright, with a wonderful script by Ernest Lehman. [70mm] Book signing at 3:00 PM in the Egyptian lobby of Fred Bronson's The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook. Actresses Charmian Carr, Angela Cartwright and Kym Karath, who played Liesl, Brigitta and Gretl von Trapp, respectively, in the film, will be on hand for the book signing and to introduce the screening.
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Added by AmericanCinematheque on April 29, 2012