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

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CLIMB EV'RY MOUNTAIN

CLIMB EV'RY MOUNTAIN
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"I never guessed it would be this iconic, not at all," said Julie Andrews, with costar Christopher Plummer.

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MOM ON THE JOB

MOM ON THE JOB
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Andrews and daughter Emma Katherine Walton took a break in between takes on set.

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TWO NANNY ROLES? NOT A 'PROBLEM'

TWO NANNY ROLES? NOT A 'PROBLEM'
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Andrews said she "didn't hesitate" to play Maria, even though she'd just played a caretaker in Mary Poppins.

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QUICK CONNECTION

QUICK CONNECTION
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"They are great friends to this day," said Andrews of her remaining child costars.

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OFFSCREEN ROMANCE

OFFSCREEN ROMANCE
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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."

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WATER WORKS

WATER WORKS
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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.

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WEDDING PLANNING

WEDDING PLANNING
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"That dress was exquisite," said Andrews of Maria's wedding gown.

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A 'FAVORITE' SCENE

A 'FAVORITE' SCENE
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Andrews and the children shot the bedroom scene, in which they sang "My Favorite Things," on their first day of filming.

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DINNER TABLE ETIQUETTE

DINNER TABLE ETIQUETTE
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Real place settings and food were used during the dinner scene, after Maria meets the von Trapp children for the first time.

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TOUCHING UP

TOUCHING UP
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Charmian Carr (Liesl) had her makeup done between takes.

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