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Sound of Music, The

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director Icon director: Robert Wise

producer Icon producer: Robert Wise

writer Icon writer: Ernest Lehman

cast Icon cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood

release date Icon release date: April 1st, 1965

runtime Icon runtime: 2 hr. 54 min.

A former nun leaves the convent to become a governess for the seven children of a wealthy, Austrian widower who has grown into a cold disciplinarian. Soon, the she opens the children to the wonders of life and the joy of music - and eventually softens the heart of their father and gains his love.