The first musical movie I ever saw was The Sound of Music and I’ve been a fan ever since. In fact, I liked the music and story so much that many years ago I persuaded my siblings to recreate scenes, and we put on an elaborate show and even sold tickets to see creative (read: bad) props and special (read: out of tune) singing!
I still enjoying pulling out this musical movie, and there’s actually a lot of history that inspired it. First, the Von Trapps were a real family! Second, the Nazis really did take over Austria.
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