Entertainment Movies Behind the Scenes on 'The Sound of Music', 57 Years Later Memories of the movie seem much less than a half-century away. Here, take a look back at some special moments from the film with stars Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer By Jeff Nelson Jeff Nelson Instagram Twitter Jeff Nelson is the Senior News Editor, Entertainment at PEOPLE. For nearly a decade, he has worked across the brand's entertainment verticals, reporting on breaking news and writing and editing across platforms, as well as securing A-list cover exclusives, including Barry Manilow's coming out and an at-home interview with Madonna. Jeff has appeared as an expert on Good Morning America, Extra, HLN and SiriusXM, as well as at RuPaul's DragCon as a moderator. He studied magazine journalism at Drake University, graduating with a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on April 1, 2022 11:50AM EDT Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 CLIMB EV'RY MOUNTAIN MPTV "I never guessed it would be this iconic, not at all," said Julie Andrews, with costar Christopher Plummer. 02 of 10 MOM ON THE JOB Everett Andrews and daughter Emma Katherine Walton took a break in between takes on set. 03 of 10 TWO NANNY ROLES? NOT A 'PROBLEM' Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Andrews said she "didn't hesitate" to play Maria, even though she'd just played a caretaker in Mary Poppins. 04 of 10 QUICK CONNECTION Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment "They are great friends to this day," said Andrews of her remaining child costars. 05 of 10 OFFSCREEN ROMANCE Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Plummer, shooting a scene with Eleanor Parker (the Baroness), recalled the actress "had great fun because she fell in love with the cameraman. I think their story is much more romantic than The Sound of Music." 06 of 10 WATER WORKS Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment While filming the rowboat scene, Andrews and the children would be doused with water again between every take. "They were long days, and the kids were great - they had school and homework to do as well. That's not easy," Andrews said. 07 of 10 WEDDING PLANNING Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment "That dress was exquisite," said Andrews of Maria's wedding gown. 08 of 10 A 'FAVORITE' SCENE Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Andrews and the children shot the bedroom scene, in which they sang "My Favorite Things," on their first day of filming. 09 of 10 DINNER TABLE ETIQUETTE Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Real place settings and food were used during the dinner scene, after Maria meets the von Trapp children for the first time. 10 of 10 TOUCHING UP Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Charmian Carr (Liesl) had her makeup done between takes.