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The Sound of Music Live! (2013)

A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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A live telecast of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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The beloved family classic comes alive again.


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Carrie Underwood was off-book by the time the final cast had gathered for the first table read. On set, she worked with an acting coach. See more »

Goofs

Members of the Kriegsmarine(Navy of Nazi Germany) did not wear Swastika armbands. Only members of the Nazi party and Hitler Youth wore armbands. Members of the regular military were prohibited from joining any party. See more »

Quotes

Liesl von Trapp: I'm Liesl. I'm 16 years old and I don't need a governess.
Maria Rainer: I'm glad you told me. We'll just be friends.
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How do you compare live performance to a movie?
6 December 2013 | by (Rutherfordton, NC) – See all my reviews

I've read most of the reviews coming out and am surprised: why, and how, do you compare a live performance on television to a carefully filmed and edited movie? I don't think you can, nor do I think it's fair. Be closer to compare this to the live Broadway production of The Sound of Music with Mary Martin, but that ran for many performances, allowing ample time to work out the rough edges.

I thought it was fantastic. I haven't seen a live production on TV like this in decades. Kudos to everyone who produced it, I thought Carrie Underwood was fantastic, if slightly out of breath early in the movie from the hectic costume changes and dance/singing routines. Mother Superior was fabulous in both acting and singing. I love the sets. I'd like to see a WHOLE lot more TV like this.


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