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Sound of Music

Just watched this with my OH this evening via the BBC; what a delightful film. Worth the re-watch
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Old 02.04.2021, 20:29
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Just watched this with my OH this evening; what a delightful film. Worth the re-watch
It is my favourite film ever - must have watched it over 100 times - love it!!
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Re: Sound of Music

Are you saying it’s one of your favourite things?

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Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
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These are a few of my favorite things
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Re: Sound of Music

And interestingly not as well known in Switzerland as we might think.
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And interestingly not as well known in Switzerland as we might think.
It was set in Austria, they only escaped to Switzerland at the end of the film.
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It was set in Austria, they only escaped to Switzerland at the end of the film.
Watching the ending now...lol
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Old 02.04.2021, 23:12
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Re: Sound of Music

Sound of Music is almost completely unknown by the Swiss even though so many people associate Austria and Switzerland with the film.
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Old 02.04.2021, 23:33
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It was set in Austria, they only escaped to Switzerland at the end of the film.
And in real life, to Italy!

(P.S. and finally Vermont)

It has NOTHING to do with Switzerland!

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Re: Sound of Music

If you are a fan of The Sound of Music, check out the original, the 1956 German film of Maria von Trapp's memoire, Die Trapp-Familie:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1ivtrTM7QI

And it's 1958 sequel, Die Trapp Familie in Amerika:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnGivO_Gn8U
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Re: Sound of Music

Very fond memory of a long autumn weekend in Vermont at the Trapp Family Lodge with my dear mom, I was probably 17’ish - Maria came around to our table during dinner with cordial greeetings. Not long after she was off down the hill in her red Mercedes convertible
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Re: Sound of Music

I watched it yesterday evening after seeing the comments on here. I don't think I had seen it since my parents took me to the cinema when it first came out in 1965. I was only six at the time, and can only assume I found it very long and incomprehensible. A massive whack of nostalgia; surprising how many moments brought back flashes of memory.
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Re: Sound of Music

Loooove the Sound of Music ever since my mother introduced us to it when we were kids. My sister and I can sing all the songs!
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Re: Sound of Music

I designed the sets and directed the play for my high school annual "do." I still remember *all* the words to *all* the songs...in my sleep. Anyone have a cure for earworm?
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Re: Sound of Music

Love that film.
I watch it every year at Christmas and maybe other times up in the year as well.

It’s ironic really as I fell asleep at the cinema as a kid when my parents took us to see it.

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I designed the sets and directed the play for my high school annual "do." I still remember *all* the words to *all* the songs...in my sleep. Anyone have a cure for earworm?
Yet here you are, sitting there, reading this.
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It’s ironic really as I feel asleep at the cinema as a kid when my parents took us to see it.
Hah. I remember being taken to see it when it was first (ish) released too, far too young really to understand it. But then my mum had the sheet music and would play it (on piano) and encourage (make?) all of us kids to sing all the songs, or most of the more upbeat ones, at least.

Stayed with me for a lifetime, and although I didn't watch it when it was on t'other day I've certainly done so on many occasions over the years.

My wife was watching a much more recent movie called "The Trapp Family" recently, and wasn't up until then aware that they were based on real people and events...
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It is my favourite film ever - must have watched it over 100 times - love it!!
Mine too, been meaning to rewatch again soon
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Love that film.
I watch it every year at Christmas and maybe other times up in the year as well.
We had a "no TV at Christmas" rule in the family when I was growing up, which is probably why I managed to miss seeing it again for more than 50 years!
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Re: Sound of Music

Watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang yesterday (UK Channel 5). Utterly charming. I'd rate it equal to SoM. (And so much better than Mary Poppins).
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Watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang yesterday (UK Channel 5). Utterly charming. I'd rate it equal to SoM. (And so much better than Mary Poppins).
That's because it was written by Ian Fleming.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang

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