18 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Sound of Music'

Learn more about one of the world’s favorite films

You can’t argue with the fact that ‘The Sound of Music’ is one of the biggest musicals of all time. Julie Andrews’ incredible voice and performance has gone down in history, and the film’s story has warmed the hearts of countless viewers. But did you know some of these fascinating facts about the 1965 classic?

1. Maria’s dress was a whopping 14 feet long, as well as being totally gorgeous!

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2. Christopher Plummer actually didn’t enjoy working on the film and especially hated working alongside Julie Andrews. Apparently, she was just too positive and bubbly for him to cope with. He even referred to the film as ‘The Sound of Mucus’ and ‘S&M’.

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3. “Edelweiss” was written specifically for the film and went on to become a huge hit.

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4. Nicholas Hammond had a huge crush on Julie Andrews. During the film, you can even see him gazing at her like a love-struck schoolboy.

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