1965 Sound of Music 10 x 8 Official Film Photographs


A fine set of 4 black and white 20th Century Fox printed ‘Sound of Music’ Film Scene Photographs.

They are 10 x 8 inches and these were produced by the studio, but not commercially available. They have the photographer’s reference number as well as ‘20th Century Fox Presents “THE SOUND OF MUSIC” A Robert Wise Production – Filmed in Todd – AO and DeLuxe Color - Printed in the U.S.A.’ The photos date from around the original release of the film, in 1965. They show iconic moments as well as song and dance scenes. The pictures are all in very good condition.

The photos show:
1.The von Trapp children in Maria’s (Julie Andrews) bedroom
2. Max Detweiler (Richard Hadyn) with Maria
3. Baroness von Schraeder (Eleanor Parker) with Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer)
4. The von Trapp children and Maria singing on bicycles

The Sound of Music is a 1965 musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise, and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway musical The Sound of Music, composed by Rodgers and Hammerstein II. The film's screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, adapted from the stage musical's book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir ‘The Story of the Trapp Family Singers’ by Maria von Trapp. The film is about a young Austrian woman studying to become a nun in Salzburg in 1938 who is sent to the villa of a retired naval officer and widower to be governess to his seven children. After bringing love and music into the lives of the family through kindness and patience, she marries the officer and together with the children they find a way to escape the Nazi Occupation of Austria.

Size: 25.5 x 20.25 cm (10 x 8 inches)