From still left: “Audio of Music” stars Debbie Turner, Angela Cartwright, Julie Andrews, Nicholas Hammond, Kym Karath and Duane Chase are reunited in Los Angeles. (Image: Rodin Eckenroth by using Getty Pictures)
Hollywood’s hills were being alive with the sound of new music this week in celebration of Julie Andrews and her six-decade movie profession.
The “Mary Poppins” actor been given the American Film Institute’s Lifestyle Achievement Award Thursday night in Los Angeles. The ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre right after a two-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cynthia Erivo honored Andrews with a musical general performance, even though actors Hector Elizondo and Anne Hathaway ― who appeared together with Andrews in “The Princess Diaries” ― also offered tributes. The evening’s most buzzed-about moment, nevertheless, was an onstage reunion of Andrews’ “Audio of New music” co-stars.
Angela Cartwright, Duane Chase, Nicholas Hammond, Kym Karath and Debbie Turner ― who portrayed five of the 7 von Trapp youngsters in the 1965 movie musical ― led the crowd in a singalong of “Do-Re-Mi” from the movie.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg captured the heartwarming second in a video clip posted to social media.
Andrews’ legendary efficiency as Maria von Trapp in “The Audio of Music” came just a single calendar year soon after she gained an Academy Award for “Mary Poppins.” The film depicts the actual-lifestyle von Trapp spouse and children’s escape from Nazi-occupied Austria soon prior to Environment War II. It acquired five Oscars, including Most effective Photograph and Most effective Director for Robert Smart.
Regrettably, not just about every member of the onscreen von Trapp spouse and children was in attendance. Christopher Plummer, who played Captain Georg von Trapp, died past year at age 91. Actors Charmian Carr and Heather Menzies, who portrayed Liesl and Louisa von Trapp, died in 2016 and 2017 at ages 73 and 68, respectively.
From left: Hammond, Karath, Cartwright, Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr, Heather Menzies, Turner and Chase in “The Sound of New music.” (Photo: Silver Display screen Collection through Getty Illustrations or photos)
Andrews has been experiencing a interval of heightened visibility recently, many thanks in component to Netflix’s “Bridgerton,” which she narrates as the intriguingly haughty Girl Whistledown. This summer months, she presents the voice of Marlena Gru in “Minions: The Increase of Gru.”
Talking to “Entertainment Tonight” Thursday, Andrews mentioned she enjoys voice-more than roles, joking, “I really do not have to get into make-up and hair in the morning if I really don’t want to.”
This report at first appeared on HuffPost and has been current.
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