The musical, about a plucky novice-turned-governess who fled Austria to escape the Nazis, remains a cultural touchstone. The original cast recording was recently re-released for the anniversary. And the musical continues to thrive onstage, with scores of performances this holiday season planned in theaters from Sarasota, Fla. Now, too, Ms. Andrews said. We believed in the happy ending.
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Like high fashion shows and magazines, film trailers tend to run one season ahead, so that we are introduced to summer blockbusters as the snow flies and to Christmas cheer in the midst of the warm months. The list of memorable trailer soundtracks would have to begin with the teaser for Godzilla 2, King of Monsters , dropped in mid-July. We also liked the trailer campaign for Bohemian Rhapsody. In terms of novelties in trailer music, a few sounds caught our attention. The trend towards odd sounds in the horror genre intensified with the unnerving, densely -packed cluster of plucked synthesized? With sound design such a component of horror, trailer houses are challenged to find novel timbres and new combinations thereof to pursue the tradition of disturbing the underscore through unheard of sound effects. Unfortunately, our voices seem not to have availed much with the forces behind the synching of trailers, given the seemingly unabated continuation of this tired musical formula. But all too often, the cover song is nothing more than ear candy to add interest to a formulaic, unremarkable trailer. A classic instance of the two-part trailer is that for The Hangover , which represents the blackout of the three groomsmen a little before the midpoint through a black screen and silence.
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We'd give anything to be little Von Trapp children, living our lives in the confines of this film. We'd refuse to wear clothes made from curtains. We'd sing loudly like off-key Ethel Mermans when we were hiding from Nazis, and never compromise our talent to sing before Papa's guests.
The "Snyder Cut" is here! The director unveiled the first trailer for the long-awaited Zack Snyder's Justice League. Watch the trailer. The musical is based on a true story about the von Trapp family who famously escaped the occupation of Austria by the Nazi's at the start of the Second World War. The von Trapp's were an A filmed Greek stage production of "The Sound of Music". A nun leaves an Austrian monastery to become a governess to a Naval officer widower, Captain Von Trapp. Set in s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the King brings to teach his many wives and children.