THE CAST INCLUDES
/ Nominated (MARY POPPINS, THE AMERICANIZATION OF EMILY, TORN
CURTAIN, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, S.O.B.
VICTOR / VICTORIA, THAT'S LIFE)
Christopher Plummer (THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, INSIDE
DAISY CLOVER, THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, THE BATTLE OF BRITIAN,
WATERLOO, THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, THE RETURN OF THE PINK PANTHER,
MURDER BY DECREE, STAR TREK 6)
Peggy Wood / Nominated Supporting Actress (HANDY ANDY, THE
With Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Charmian Carr, Anna Lee, Portia
Nelson, Daniel Truhitte, Norma Varden, Marni Nixon, and Angela Cartwright.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
American Robert Wise (1914 - ???), who produced two Best Pictures:
WEST SIDE STORY(61) and SOUND OF MUSIC (65) and both pictures also
earned him the Best Director Oscar. Leading director, who started
as an editor. His editing credits include CITIZEN KANE and THE MAGNIFICENT
Wise's other works include: BORN TO KILL, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD
STILL, DESERT RATS, RUN SILENT RUN DEEP, I WANT TO LIVE, THE HAUNTING,
THE SAND PEBBLES, ANDROMEDA STRAIN, THE HINDENBERG, and STAR TREK.
NOTES & TRIVA
Irwin Kostal received the Music (scoring adaptation) Oscar.
William Reynolds received his Oscar for Editing. James P. Corcoran
and Fred Hynes received the Sound Oscar.
Mary Martin was the star of Broadway version of this Rodgers-Hammerstein
A major box-office success (out performed GONE WITH THE WIND) which
was based on the real life experiences of the Von Trapp Singers.
Memorable songs include: "My Favorite Things", "Do-Re-Mi",
and "Climb Every Mountain".
They did extensive location filming in Salzburg, Austria.
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