'The Sound of Music,' thanks to superior handling and affectionate care, has made the tricky transition from stage to screen with all its virtues intact. If anything, there is an extra glow of magic to this operetta in its movie offspring.
24 consecutive front page headlines from DC from those tumultuous weeks leading to the outbreak of hostilities in WWI.
How much does it differ from the truth, such as in the case of the von Trapp family, and the hugely-successful musical based on their lives, The Sound of Music?
Austrian singer -- a woman whose autobiography went on to inspire the 1959 stage play and the 1965 movie The Sound of Music filed her intention to become an American citizen in January 1944.