‘The Sound of Music’ Kicks Off 50th Anniversary With Screenings of Restored Version

The Sound of Music,” which earned five Academy awards in its 1965 debut, is returning to the bigscreen to celebrate its half century legacy.

The Sound of Music” will show at the Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival on March 26, with Robert Osborne hosting a Q&A with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

Twentieth Century Fox has a yearlong global campaign in place for the film’s golden anniversary, including a home entertainment release beginning March 10.

A restored version of the film will also be shown in more than 500 theaters across the U.S. on April 19 and 22.

In addition to the restored film, the five-disc collector’s edition set has 13 hours of additional content, including a new documentary, “The Sound of a City: Julie Andrews Returns to Salzburg” on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital HD.

Four new books and a themed Princess Cruise will also help celebrate the classic’s anniversary.

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