Climbed Every Mountain

Climbed Every Mountain

The Story Behind The Sound Of Music
SBS  |  May 24, 2013

Sue Perkins tells the astonishing true story behind the real Von Trapp family, portrayed almost 50 years ago in one of the most popular films ever made, The Sound of Music. The 1965 blockbuster starring Julie Andrews has been seen by over a billion people and continues to captivate generation after generation with its unique message of love and innocence. However, Salzburg, where the story began, has only now hosted its first-ever performance of the musical. The program follows Sue to Austria to discover why the city seems to resent the film that put it on the map.

Sue Perkins tells the astonishing true story behind the real Von Trapp family, portrayed almost 50 years ago in one of the most popular films ever made, The Sound of Music. The 1965 blockbuster starring Julie Andrews has been seen by over a billion people and continues to captivate generation after generation with its unique message of love and innocence. However, Salzburg, where the story began, has only now hosted its first-ever performance of the musical. The program follows Sue to Austria to discover why the city seems to resent the film that put it on the map.

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