Maria Von Trapp, whose memoir inspired “The Sound of Music” and who made a cameo appearance in the film, was not invited to the premiere. Von Trapp later inquired why and producers told her, “There were no seats left,” without apology.

The Sound of Music: 10 things you didn’t know about the film The Sound of Music is celebrating its 50th anniversary in March 2015, which will be marked with a special festival in Salzburg, Austria, in June 1. It is the fifth highest grossing film of all time. Sort of… The Sound of Music won …

Maria Von Trapp, whose memoir inspired “The Sound of Music” and who made a cameo appearance in the film, was not invited to the premiere. Von Trapp later inquired why and producers told her, “There were no seats left,” without apology. Read More »