Celebrate a beloved Hollywood musical, the winner of seven Academy Awards, and a classic that continues to finds new fans generation after generation. The Sound of Music tells the story of family, romance, and finding joy amid the political strife of 1938 Austria. This cinematic classic, with its beloved characters and unforgettable songs, continues to attract more than fifty years after its 1965 release. Here are: *The history of the movie from the book that became a play to its big-screen adaptation *The legendary Julie Andrews and the portrayal of Maria von Trapp that won her a place in the hearts of movie enthusiasts everywhere *The film's Captain von Trapp, Christopher Plummer, and his hesitancy about making the shift from stage to screen *The story of the real Maria and Georg von Trapp and the obstacles they overcame *The seven young actors who played the von Trapp children and their lives, friendships, and careers following those pivotal roles *The creative masterminds behind the movie magic: director Robert Wise and screenwriter Ernest Lehman *Interesting trivia about the movie, the music, and the people who made it memorable *And more! Filled with colorful photographs and little-known facts about the film, the actors, and the music, this full-color celebration is a must-have collector's edition for fans.