'The Sound of Music' 45th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray
The Rodgers & Hammerstein musical favorite is alive on Blu-ray, meticulously restored and remastered! Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer star in this spirited tale, based on a true story, of a young woman who becomes a governess to seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children and their father, but when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, the family is forced to attempt a daring escape. Directed by Robert Wise, the film earned five Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director.
Available in 3-Disc Blu-ray and DVD Combo Packs and a Limited Collector's Set packaged in a keepsake box, special features include cast and filmmaker commentary; "Your Favorite Things: An Interactive Celebration" featuring behind-the-scenes images, trivia, a location quiz and a Sing-A-Long with onscreen lyrics; "A City of Song" with a virtual map of filming locations and interactive tour of the movie's locale of Salzburg, Austria; vintage programs including a hilarious send-up of 'The Sound of Music' from Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews herself; an enchanting interview with the real Maria von Trapp on "The Julie Andrews Hour"; the full-length documentary, "Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music," hosted by Mary Martin; "Musical Stages: Creating The Sound of Music" interactive "Backlot Tour"; and much more. The Limited Collector's Set keepsake box also contains a 100-page "My Favorite Things" scrapbook, a 45th Anniversary Soundtrack, a reproduction of the original 1965 souvenir program, snapshots from Saltzburg and an exclusive hand-painted "My Favorite Things" music box with letter of authenticity.