The sound of music / dir. by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Author of screenplay
Ernest Lehman
Based on the work of
Russel Crouse Howard Lindsay
Oscar Hammerstein
Richard Rodgers 1902-1979
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2004
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
167 min.
Engels gesproken, nagesynchroniseerd in het Frans Ondertiteling : Nederlands, Engels, Frans, Grieks

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 19 times in Flemish libraries

About Ernest Lehman

Ernest Paul Lehman (December 8, 1915 – July 2, 2005) was an American screenwriter. He was nominated six times for Academy Awards for his screenplays during his career, but did not win. At the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001, he received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of his achievements and his influential works for the screen. He was the first screenwriter to receive that honor. The award was presented to him by Julie Andrews, a friend and star of The Sound of Music.

He received two Edgar Awards of the Mystery Writers of America for screenplays for suspense films he wrote for director Alfred Hitchcock: North by Northwest (1959), his only original screenplay, and Family Plot (1976), one of numerous adaptations.

Early years

Lehman was born in 1915 to Gertrude (Thorn) and Paul E. Lehman. Their wealthy Jewish family was based on Long Island; they had suffered major financial losses during the Gr…Read more on Wikipedia