A Brief Guide to the Sound of Music (Paperback)

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A Brief History of the Sound of Music tells the real story of the Von Trapps, the family that inspired The Sound of Music, and how they escaped from the Third Reich. It will explore the stage show, the differences that were incorporated into the fictionalization of the tale, and how that story was brought to the big screen. It will also address the many interpretations of the Von Trapps' story that have been made -- including two West German movies from the 1950s and an extensive forty-part Japanese anime series from the 1990s -- to explain why their story has appealed to so many generations and cultures.

About the Author


Paul Simpson is the author or co-author of over a dozen nonfiction books, including A Brief Guide to Oz and A Brief Guide to C.S. Lewis. He lives in Brighton, England.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780762456147
ISBN-10: 0762456140
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: April 14th, 2015
Pages: 228
Language: English