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Music of Sound The

contrarian kitsch
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A family of singing child celebrities and their single mother are rescued from a life of empty and unsatisfying exhibitionism when a retired naval officer is kind enough to take them in hand and teach them the value of self-restraint and devotion to higher causes.

At the climax of the film, the family must flee from a menacing team of Caring Professionals who want to imprison the captain for child abuse and institutionalize the children.

The main question yet to be settled in my mind is this:
Should Maria
a) marry the captain,
b) retire to a nunnery to re-evaluate her life or
c) shack up with the wealthy and sophisticated baroness?

pertinax, Jan 13 2010

Springtime for Hitler http://en.wikipedia...ringtime_for_Hitler
Could have been written for this ... [8th of 7, Jan 13 2010]

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       There should be Nazis helping the Captain. Maria and the Captain will divorce so that Maria can go and join a nunnery.
hippo, Jan 13 2010
  

       She could make curtains out of the kid's clothing.
Ian Tindale, Jan 13 2010
  

       And the nuns should open a garage to mend the Germans' cars.
coprocephalous, Jan 13 2010
  

       The Music would have to be alive, with the sound of hills.
zen_tom, Jan 13 2010
  

       <sings>"These are a few of my least fav'rite things"</sings>
hippo, Jan 13 2010
  

       Maria finds out that the seemingly innocent night spent in passionate embrace with that young german soldier, was anything less than innocent.   

       She gives birth nine months later to the new youngest von Trapp, (a *halfbaked* step brother, of course, or so everyone believes.)
blissmiss, Jan 13 2010
  

       //She gives birth nine months later to the new youngest von Trapp//   

       Whose first words are "Chim-chiminey" in a diabolical Cockney accent...
Jinbish, Jan 13 2010
  

       With lots of catchy tunes to sing along with ...   

       <link>
8th of 7, Jan 13 2010
  

       The story villains in pursuit could be Simon Cowell and Susan Boyle.
RayfordSteele, Jan 13 2010
  

       + don't forget that the rich baroness becomes a governess!
xandram, Jan 13 2010
  

       Here's a funny thing; though hardly anyone has stated their vote (thank you, [xandram]), the times of day that the votes arrived suggest a clear pattern by timezone, viz.,
the Yerpians hate this idea,
the Merkins love it and
the Strines couldn't give a XXXX either way.
  

       Well, it made me laugh anyway.
pertinax, Jan 15 2010
  

       Guess who just messed with your data? And the different time zones in the US should prove something too. Like the West Coasters are more fun loving, and hence more likely to vote for your fun loving idea! Hahahahaha...
blissmiss, Jan 15 2010
  

       They could catch a dreadful illness that made their noses gush so loudly that it echoed over the valleys.... "The Hills are Alive to the Sound of Mucous"
xenzag, Jan 15 2010
  

       [Google] // Results 1 - 10 of about 3,770 for the mills were alive with the hounds of munich. (0.30 seconds) //
mouseposture, Jan 15 2010
  

       Ti, a drink with jam and bread, la, a note to precede sol, sol, a needle pulling thread... etc. etc.... And that ends us up at Di do do do [+]
DrWorm, Jan 15 2010
  

       The sound of Bunuel.
wagster, Jan 16 2010
  

       //That *would* be more in keeping with the actions of Pope Pious during that time period//
[21Q] At the time of the Anschluss, Pius XI had been Pope since 1922, and had published a syllabus against racism just the month after the annexation.
To what "actions" were you referring?
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 16 2010
  

       Archduke Franz Ferdinand presents an assassin with a bullet.
Ian Tindale, Jan 16 2010
  

       //His complete *lack* of action during the Holocaust//
He was dead - what actions did you expect him to take?
He died three years before the Wannsee conference even took place.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 16 2010
  

       Which pope is referred to as "Hitler's pope"? (I need to declare a 100% loathing of the catholic church at this point) I once applied for the position of pope... they never replied.
xenzag, Jan 16 2010
  

       Doesn't help me at all guys. Even reading the title backwards gave me nasty flashbacks. The basic standard for TSoM references should be "first do no harm". My sensitivity to TSoM is on the severe peanut allergy level. Having read this page I went into shock and was rushed to the hospital. Now, having recovered I write to you wearing gloves. I hope that you will all be more careful about TSoM in the future and in respect for the safety of others include (TSoM CAUTION EXPOSURE RISK) in the title of any joke TSoM posts. If you plan handle TSoM content directly or expose others to it please include the phrase TSoM (DANGER HAZARDOUS WASTE) in the title. On other forums this has reduced injuries due to TSoM content by over 90%.
WcW, Jan 16 2010
  

       Prophylaxis using 40% ethanol solution administered orally has shown good effectiveness against TSoM exposure in controlled trials.
8th of 7, Jan 16 2010
  

       I'm guessing that to prevent much of the orally administered treatment being lost to emesis it would need to be administered at least an hour ahead of time and in significant quantity. In fact I project that profilaxsis would parallel blood EtOH with values falling off below .02.
WcW, Jan 16 2010
  
      
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