U.S, 1965, 174 min, Dir. Robert Wise, Rated G; 20th Century Fox

The Sound of Music

Saturday, 12/12 & Sunday, 12/13 at 11:00 am

"The Sound of Music turns 50 this year, as popular as ever, a bedrock memory of untold millions of childhoods." - Lawrence Downes, The New York Times

Julie Andrews’ breakout role as Maria, a woman who leaves a convent and becomes a governess in Robert Wise’s heartfelt musical The Sound of Music, plays at the Gables Cinema on Saturday & Sunday, December 12 and 13 at 11:00 am as part of our children and family program Family Day on Aragon. Set in the 1930s in Salzburg, Austria, The Sound of Music tells the story of Maria (Julie Andrews) who successfully becomes a governess to disorderly children of Naval officer Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) by showing them kindness, love, and music in a changing world. The film was scored by the illustrious Rodgers and Hammerstein who are known for musicals such as South Pacific and The King and I, giving generations songs like “My Favorite Things” ,“Edelweiss”, & “Do-Re-Mi.” This film is appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Culturally rich, inexpensive family fun featuring beloved classics and new favorites for all to enjoy. Hosted on the second Saturday & Sunday of every month. Admission is pay what you can per ticket, with a suggested price of $5 per person. Tickets include a free small popcorn. Presented in partnership with Books & Books and Coral Gables Museum. Support for this program and pay what you can admission price are provided by a grant from the Coral Gables Community Foundation.

Check out the rest of our Family Day on Aragon program!