The Sound of Music

Continuity mistake: When Rolf brings a telegram he extends his arm and immediately after, he lowers it. A frame later it's extended and he is lowering again.

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Continuity mistake: While Liesel tells the nun that she wants to visit Maria, Friedrich and Kurt keep changing positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the ballroom dance starts, the Capt. and the Baroness greet the guests. The number of people walking down the stairs behind them increase, decrease or simply disappear between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the captain sings for the first time and hugs the children, Gretl is under his left arm. In the next shot, he raises his arm and she is nowhere to be seen. Then, when Maria motions for Gretl to give the Baroness the edelweiss, she is back under his arm.

Revealing mistake: When the kids step out of the water and walk towards the house, the floor is already soaking wet from previous takes.

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Maria: You know how Sister Berthe always makes me kiss the floor after we've had a disagreement? Well, lately I've taken to kissing the floor whenever I see her coming, just to save time.

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Trivia: The front and back of the von Trapp house are actually two different houses. Also, the gazebo (which belongs to the house used for the back shots) is across a river from the house. You can take the Sound of Music tour in Salzburg.

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