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Fifty years after its unlock, The Sound of Music (1965) continues to be the main ecocnomic and recognisable movie musical ever made. fast consolidating its cultural authority, the Hollywood movie quickly eclipsed the German movie and Broadway musical that preceded it to turn into essentially the most well known cultural reference issues of the twenty-first century.

In this clean exploration, Caryl Flinn foregrounds the film's iconic musical numbers, arguing for his or her crucial position within the film's toughness and mass allure. Stressing the original emotional bond audiences determine with The Sound of Music, Flinn strains the film's prehistories, its position among the tumultuous political, social and cultural occasions of the Sixties, and its lively afterlife between fanatics round the world.

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