How to Sing Your Way Out of Embarrassment

The Sound of Music

Five decades from the making of The Sound of Music, and the drama – or whatever genre you might be tempted to attribute to this production – is still top-ranking. It continues to top the bill, being a point of reference in the history of Hollywood musicals. So, what is it about The Sound of […]

Saving The Von Trapps

Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music

Julie Andrews’ most famous and most successful films are Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965). Last year has seen the reiteration of both of these stories, one as a (faithful) remake and one as the story behind the story. I am talking, of course, about The Sound of Music Live! and Saving […]

A Bumpy Road Towards The Happiest Sound In The World

The Sound of Music

Based on the life of the real von Trapp family, The Sound of Music can be heard even today as an anti-war statement: it isn’t just an anti-Nazi propaganda that gathered countless awards, but it can also be seen as a movie that spoke of those times. It was released 10 years after the Vietnam […]