The von Trapp family are struggling to survive in America, where their performances of European church music are not popular with the audiences. Only when they start performing more upbeat ...
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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 ... See full summary »
The von Trapp family are struggling to survive in America, where their performances of European church music are not popular with the audiences. Only when they start performing more upbeat Austrian folk songs and even some American numbers do they become a success and finally find security and a new home.
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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