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Carol Burnett, Steve Carell Toast Julie Andrews at AFI Life Achievement Gala: “A Great Dame In Every Sense of the Word”

After a two-year pandemic delay, Julie Andrews was finally honored with AFI’s Life Achievement Award on Thursday, in a star-studded celebration that included Carol Burnett, Steve Carell, Gwen Stefani and Cynthia Erivo. The 86-year-old star of The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins and The Princess Diaries made a rare public appearance at the Dolby Theatre […]

Rosmarie Trapp, Whose Family Inspired ‘The Sound of Music,’ Dies at 93

Rosmarie Trapp, whose Austrian family the von Trapps was made famous in the musical and beloved 1965 movie The Sound of Music, has died. She was 93. She died Friday at a nursing home in Morrisville, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge announced. Her brother Johannes is president of the Stowe resort. Rosmarie was the first daughter […]

Movie Backdrops Move Front and Center in New Museum Exhibit

Production designer Thomas Walsh quotes a saying well-known to scenic artists and designers: “If you really notice the backdrop, it’s a failed backdrop.” Mammoth paintings designed to depict everything from Mount Rushmore to an office hallway or an Austrian mountain range may have been created to fool the eye and fade into the literal background […]

Christopher Plummer, Chagrined Star of ‘The Sound of Music,’ Dies at 91

The Canadian stage and screen legend became the oldest actor to win an Oscar in 2012 thanks to his performance in 'Beginners.'

Disney Stock Jumps After Streaming Service Details Unveiled

More than a dozen Walt Disney executives spent four hours at the studio lot in Burbank on Thursday showing off programming and disclosing all sorts of details about its upcoming Netflix competitor dubbed Disney+ and, by all accounts, they delivered the goods during a highly anticipated “investor day.”

Hamptons Film Festival: Julie Andrews to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The festival's celebration of the Oscar-winning actress will include a screening of 'Victor Victoria' followed by a conversation with HIFF co-chairman Alec Baldwin.

Christopher Plummer to Get Lifetime Achievement Award at Canadian Screen Awards

The Oscar-winning film, TV and stage star has earned the top honor from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

Charmian Carr, Liesl Von Trapp From ‘The Sound of Music,’ Dies at 73

Her family announced that she died of complications from a rare form of dementia.

Barbra Streisand Sings ‘The Sound of Music’ Classic with Jamie Foxx in Brooklyn

"I cannot say how incredible this moment for me to be onstage with you."

Theodore Bikel, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Star, Dies at 91

He also created Von Trapp for 'The Sound of Music' for Broadway, earned an Oscar nom for 'The Defiant Ones' and was an accomplished folk singer.

Lionsgate Takes North America, U.K. Rights for ‘The Trapp Family’

Germany’s TMG is producing the drama, starring Eliza Bennett and Matthew Macfadyen, based on the real-life family that inspired 'The Sound of Music.'

‘Sound of Music’ Drapery Costumes Headed to Auction

The starting bid is set at $800,000.