Exclusive: The Sound of Music Cast Reunited on The Oprah Winfrey Show
Considered by many to be the most successful movie musical in history*, The Sound of Music took home five Oscars®, including Best Picture, in 1965. Its first release lasted more than four and a half years. It is shown annually on network television; has been released for home entertainment on VHS, Laser Disc and DVD; has recently been digitally remastered and restored for its high-definition Blu-ray debut November 2; unites new fans and old through the amazing SINGALONG SOUND OF MUSIC events nationwide; and the soundtrack CD is one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time, having gone platinum more than 12 times. Its landmark score includes some of the most beloved songs in the American songbook, including "My Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "Do Re Mi," "16 Going on 17" and the title song.
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*Box Office Mojo: Adjusted for inflation, its domestic gross box office take would be over $1.13 billion. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/alltime/adjusted.htm
**Nielsen Cassandra Ranking Report — Nov '86 to May '99 and Wrap Sweeps, Nov '99 to May '10, major sweeps only. Wtd Avg DMA HH Rtg, Primary Telecasts Only.