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'The Sound Of Music' Actress Angela Cartwright Tells How She Was Treated On The Set By Christopher Plummer And Julie Andrews

Date February 1, 2018 10:50

The British actress Angela Cartwright has started her career very early when she was only three years old.

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Angela was born in England in 1952. When she was 3, she appeared alongside with Paul Newman in Somebody Up There Likes Me, where she played his daughter. After moving to America, the British actress was seen on TV in The Danny Thomas Show and Something of Value.

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Angela returned to Europe after she was invited to play Brigitta von Trapp in The Sound of Music in 1965.

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The musical won five Academy Awards and became the highest-grossing film in history.

The soundtrack of this movie also achieved the success.

Cartwright describes that her agent offered her a chance to star in this film. Nobody at that time could have guessed that the musical would gain such success.

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When she was asked how it was like to work with Julie Andrews, she answered that everybody loved her. She was singing and making everyone dance.

But was it the same with Christopher Plummer? Is it true that he isn’t a big fan of kids?

Angela states:

To tell you the truth, I believe that’s probably true. However, I think he used it to his advantage for the role of Captain von Trapp. All the kids were a little wary. I always really liked Chris, though. He was very sweet to me. It’s not like he was hateful or anything like that on set. He wasn’t. But I do think he was a lot more standoffish perhaps than Julie was.

The Sound of Music was made into a new version in 2013. A television special was broadcasted on December 5 starring Carrie Underwood, a popular country singer, as Maria von Trapp. It was performed live from Grumman Studios in New York.

Nowadays, Cartwright is pursuing another passion, which is art. She also released a book Styling The Stars, which contains behind-the-scenes photos of iconic films that weren’t made for the public eye.

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