5. Julie Andrews wasn’t sure about taking on the role because she was worried about being typecast. The character of Maria Von Trapp seemed too similar to her previous role as Mary Poppins. Luckily, she changed her mind!
6. Christopher Plummer visited Salzburg to meet with the real-life Captain’s nephew in order to learn more about the character. The nephew revealed that his uncle was an incredibly boring man.
7. Julie Andrews would sing her famous “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” song to keep the kids entertained on set. She’s a real-life Mary Poppins!
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