Sound of Music Family Scrapbook
From the moment Julie Andrews appears on the hills outside Salzburg to the final daring escape from the Nazis, The Sound of Music is embedded in the DNA of a generation. But what was it like to be part of all this? For seven children and young More...
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Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 10.25" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
From the moment Julie Andrews appears on the hills outside Salzburg to the final daring escape from the Nazis, The Sound of Music is embedded in the DNA of a generation. But what was it like to be part of all this? For seven children and young adults, the summer of 1964 was a magical one, spent in Salzburg, Austria, with their parents or guardians, the film's stars and director, and last - but not least - each other. The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook tells their story, both during the filming and once the movie was released. It features a DVD of their own home-movie footage, and memorabilia they have cherished and preserved over the years, including letters home to their families in America, a page from the script with edits marked in the margin and a ticket to the world premiere. The book also includes an introduction by Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. If you ever dreamed of marching round the fountains singing "Do Re Mi" or dressing in a playsuit made from drapes, you will love this enchanting story of how seven boys and girls became a family - and how they have kept that closeness for over 45 years.
Fred Bronsonis the author of the perennial best-sellerThe Billboard Book of Number One Hits, currently in its fifth edition, as well as co-author of Dick Clark's American Bandstand. His column, Chart Beat, appears inBillboard and online. He lives in Los Angeles.