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    Historic collection of costumes worn by Christopher Plummer "Captain Von Trapp" and the "Von Trapp Children" from The Sound of Music. Historic collection of costumes worn by Christopher Plummer "Captain Von Trapp" and the "Von Trapp Children" from The Sound of Music. (TCF, 1965) The most successful musical movie in history, The Sound of Music, earned five Oscars including Best Picture of 1965 and displaced Gone With the Wind as the highest grossing film of all time. Its first release lasted more than four and half years, and its landmark score includes some of the most beloved songs in the American songbook, including "Edelweiss", "Do-Re-Mi", "Sixteen Going on 17", "My Favorite Things" and the title song. Beautifully filmed in the Austrian mountains and Salzburg, the film follows the experience of the Von Trapp family who leave their homeland to escape Nazi occupation. This lot is a group of 14 costumes designed by Dorothy Jeakins who was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Costume Design Color category. Christopher Plummer "Captain Von Trapp" jacket and pants worn in the "Edelweiss" and "So Long, Farewell" musical numbers from the final sequence and solo. (1) Heathered dark green wool two open pocket jacket, back belt, trimmed in black accents, eight silver metal buttons on front with three on sleeves (1 missing), one on back and lined in navy polkadot. Western Costume Co. label typed "282?-? / C. Plummer #03 / 42 18 ¼" and handwritten "WCC #34 and WCC Size 42 #13 DOUBLE". Exhibits a repair on arm with a small tear near cuff. Lining has a few tears. (2) Mocha brown wool tapered pants with criss cross lace up sides, two back tan leather flap pockets and belt loops with hook & eye zip front closure. Western Costume Co. label typed "282?-? (2) / C. Plummer #13" and handwritten "32 W". Leather is worn with a two inch section missing on one pocket flap. Some of the eyelets are missing. Exhibits overall wear. Set of five Von Trapp children costumes worn in the "Edelweiss" and "So Long, Farewell" musical numbers from the Courtyard rehearsal and final sequences. (1) Angela Cartwright "Brigitta" mauve, dark purple and green speckled sleeveless round neck linen dress with open pocket and back zip closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "Angela Carbright 76-33-1 DENISE SOM". (2) Angela Cartwright "Brigitta" pale green and orange stripped wool jacket with three floral gold metal buttons and lined in light and dark blue check. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "ANGELA CARTRIGHT 1621-1 SOM". Only worn at the rehearsal in Courtyard. (3) Heather Menzies-Urich "Louisa" pink woven round neck long sleeve dress with gathered skirt and hook & eye snap front closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "Louisa #1 SOM". Exhibits fading and discoloration along neckline and arms. (4) Charmian Carr "Liesl" green and taupe woven round neck long sleeve pleated dress with five floral gold metal and green highlighted buttons, trimmed in dark green along bodice with hook & eye zip front closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "Charmine Farnin 1611-1 SOM". Exhibits some pulls overall. (5) Debbie Turner "Marta" steel blue and yellow woven jumper with three button back closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "11 WCC #7". Set of two Von Trapp children capes worn in the "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" number from the final sequence. (1) Angela Cartwright "Brigitta" moss green wool cape jacket with three green wooden buttons, two slit pockets and accented with black trim. Western Costume Co. label typed "1634-1 Brigitta #11" and handwritten "Duncan". Buttons are worn. (2) Heather Menzies-Urich "Louisa" heathered grey wool cape with dark green collar and trim, three silver metal buttons, (one different pattern), two slit pockets and lined in a floral pattern of pale grey, green, lavender and pink. Western Costume Co. label. Set of two Von Trapp children costumes worn in the "Do-Re-Mi" number from the village sequence. (1) Charmian Carr "Liesl" green, ivory and pale yellow checked skirt with pale yellow long sleeve top, six green and brown buttons and trimmed in yellow yarn along neckline and skirt. Velcro front closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "Louisa". Exhibits light wear on top. (2) Kym Karath "Gretl" dark green, tan and ivory leave pattern skirt with dark green velveteen bodice and three tan velveteen button frogs along front. Hook & eye with snap front closure. 20th Century Fox internal bias label handwritten "909-20 K Karath Gretl 3+8". Set of three Von Trapp children costumes worn in the family dinner sequence. (1) Debbie Turner "Marta" ivory floral eyelet short sleeve dress with pale blue velvet sash and simple bow. Hook & eye with snap back closure. Western Costume inventory tag. Exhibits soiling along neckline and shoulders. Also worn at the puppet show in the "Lonely Goatherd" number. (2) Nicholas Hammond "Friedrich" green heathered wool jacket with four slit pockets, four silver metal buttons on front and two each on cuffs, trimmed in dark green along collar, bodice and cuffs, and lined in green, red and black patterned material. Western Costume Co. label typed "2071-1 / Nicholas Hammond Chg. #2 / 33 16 ¾". Coordinating pair of knickers with hook & eye zip front closure. Same label as jacket and handwritten "Leprechaun". (3) Heather Menzies-Urich "Louisa" ivory and purple square neck short sleeve dress with ivory sheer accents on neckline, sleeves and skirt, trimmed in purple embroidery along neckline and yarn along bodice, two large mother of pearl buttons on back with zip closure. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "107 SOM". Yarn is well worn. Exhibits discoloration and fading along shoulders and sleeves. Sheer material is frayed. Charmian Carr "Liesl" jacket worn in "The Sound of Music" musical sequence as sung by the gloomy children following Maria's return to the Abbey. Tan wool short jacket with seven gold metal floral buttons, trimmed in taupe along bodice and cuffs and lined in green paisley. Western Costume Co. label handwritten "Charmine Farnin 1616-1". Exhibits very minor soiling overall.

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