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The Trapp Family in America (1958)

Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika (original title)
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Ruth Leuwerik ...
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Josef Meinrad ...
Dr. Wasner
Adrienne Gessner ...
Mrs. Hammerfield
Wolfgang Wahl ...
Patrick
Peter Esser ...
Mr. Hammerfield
Till Klockow ...
Bronx-Lilly
Holger Hagen ...
Mr, Harris
Claus Benton Lombard
Betty Jackson
Emiljosef Hunek
Phil Senter
Mildred Clinton
Gerald Metcalfe
Emore Richardson
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17 October 1958 (West Germany)  »

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A Família Trapp na América  »

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Though this film was set in 1939, on the New York scenes RKO Palace neon sign shows William Holden, Alec Guinness The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Astor shows Bob Hope, Fernandel in Paris Holiday (1958) with Anita Ekberg and Liberty shows Marlon Brando The Young Lions (1958). See more »

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WEAK SEQUEL TO "DIE TRAPP FAMILIE"
29 August 1999 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This sequel to "Die Trapp Familie" tells the story of the Von Trapps after their immigration to the USA; this could have been a nice follow-up, but it seems as Wolfgang Liebeneiner did it without much interest and at least with little inspiration, but he had also to deal with a weaker script than with "Die Trapp Familie"; the producer should have used Georg Hurdalek again. The film proceeds awkwardly from one situation to the other and has little dramatic atmosphere; scene in Vermont: a walk, they find a house, "yes, we buy the house", end of scene, next scene. Again there is good music by Franz Grothe, including some music in the Gershwin idiom. Ruth Leuwerik is fine again as Maria; in the last shot she addresses (as in "Die Trapp Familie") directly the viewer this time saying "Auf Wiedersehen", probably hinting at a second sequel which luckily was never made.


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