Study by Caryl Flinn of the 1965 film musical 'The Sound of Music', directed by Robert Wise with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. Flinn emphasises the film's songs and the emotional bond created with audiences as central to its enormous and continuing popularity. She traces the film's long prehistory, the financial phenomenon it has become, analyses the 1965 production, performers and others involved and looks at individual songs. Includes stills and a list of selected credits.
|Country of origin||UK|
|Related people||Caryl Flinn (Author)|