The scene was shot from a helicopter and had to be perfectly timed so one of the crew members hid in the bushes with a megaphone and yelled go julie. The sound of music is a 1965 american musical drama film produced and directed by robert wise and starring julie andrews and christopher plummer with richard haydn peggy wood charmian carr and eleanor parker the film is an adaptation of the 1959 stage musical of the same name composed by richard rodgers with lyrics by oscar hammerstein ii the film s screenplay was written by ernest.
The sound of music film location.
Where was the sound of music filmed. One of the most popular musical movies of all time the sound of music was mostly shot in the beautiful town of salzburg and the surrounding region in austria. Built in 1606 by prince archbishop wolf dietrich for his mistress it is today a beloved wedding spot. Leopoldskron palace is one of the most important filming location for the sound of music as the majestic palace and perfect lake view backdrop served as the primary filming location for all of the lake terrace scenes of the von trapp family home.
Hellbrunner allee salzburg austria the lakeside terrace though was filmed at schloss leopoldskron a rococo castle on leopoldskroner teich a small artificial lake on the southwest of the town. The opening scene that became one of the most famous in film history was filmed on a mountain about 10 kilometers into bavaria. When the helicopter was in the right position.
The wedding scene which incidentally was one of the first scenes to be shot for the film was filmed in the parish church of mondsee. The video depicts places at which the sound of music was filmed marktschellenberg salzburg schloss frohnburg schloss leopoldskron nonnberg mirabellgar. The only scenes that were not shot in austria are the scenes showing the interior of buildings and the opening singing scene where maria julie andrews is singing the famous song the hills are alive.
Mirabell palace and gardens salzburg. Maria arrives at the von trapp mansion. The original sound of music tour was born when first visitors came to salzburg in 1965 shortly after the release of the film trying to find locations like the lakeside castle or the gazebo the panorama drivers had been involved with the filming for months so they were able to arrange a sightseeing tour they also knew a lot of gossip about the filming so the tour soon became popular.
In the climactic scene of the sound of music the von trapps flee salzburg austria under the cover of night and hike across the surrounding mountains to safety in switzerland. Do re mi is one of the most popular songs of the sound of music and its ending was filmed at the mirabell palace gardens right in salzburg s old town. The sound of music locations in salzburger land.
The town of werfen provided the backdrop for the song do re mi and hohenwerfen fortress can be seen in the background.