‘The Sound of Music’ Cast Reunited in Oprah
Christopher Plummer and Julie Andrews were finally reunited together with the actors who portrayed their children in one of the most beloved movies of all time.
The Von Trapp family of the film The Sound of Music were together again for the first time since the movie was released in 1965 during an episode of Oprah which aired Thursday, October 28.
The movie, the third highest grossing film of all time if adjustment for inflation is considered, actually saved 20th Century Fox from the big losses they had from the film Cleopatra.
“It made my career. It was that big of a movie,” said Andrews, 75. “We had no idea, really, at the beginning, that it was going to be that huge.” She had just won an Academy Award for Best Actress for Mary Poppins the previous year (1964).
Plummer, meanwhile, said that he had “fallen in love” with Andrews when he saw her performing My Fair Lady in Broadway a few years earlier.
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl, said that she “had a huge crush on him [Plummer]. He was so perfect, and he spoke with this perfect British accent,” she said.
Heather Menzies, who played Louisa, later posed for Playboy to shake her ‘good girl’ image. “It didn’t work,” she said.
A 45th anniversary edition for DVD and Blu-Ray will be released for the film come November 2.