Over 40 years later, the hills are still very much alive with the sound of music thanks to this celebrated Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
Maria (Julie Andrews) is the ever cheerful free-spirit sent to look after seven children of a widower naval commander (Christopher Plummer). Since his wifes death, he has been raising the little ones in a strict military fashion whereby music is banned, but not for long... Another Julie Andrews classic on TV every Christmas is Mary Poppins.
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