A novice nun, Maria, is sent to care for the unruly children of a weathy Baron. The Baron and Maria fall in love, Maria leaves the convent and they marry. Under Maria's guidance the family becomes a nationally-acclaimed singing group, but when the Baron is comissioned to join Hitler's army the family flees to the United States where they endeavour to become established as singers once again. Based upon the true story of the Von Trapp family.
Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>
The Happy, True, and Wonderfully Uplifting Story of the Beautiful Girl Who Left Her Convent To Give Her Love to a Man-And Her Songs to the World...All the More Wonderful Because All of It Is True...!
Did You Know?
For release in America (in 1961), the film and it's sequel 'Die Trapp Familie in Amerika (1958)' were edited into a single feature film with a run time of 106 mins and dubbed in English. See more