Brit Actress-Singer Ranked #1 at B.O. in 1966

Julie Andrews’ golden years are long behind her. The Sound of Music, which played at one of the Hanover Street Houses, actually sported a poster boasting that this movie musical — the first flick to surpass the gross of Gone With the Wind in dollars unadjusted for inflation — had played for over a year.

As a kid whose mother had you on a short leash, possibly even paying you the indignity of holding your hand downtown as you strutted your six-year-old stuff on a Long Tuesday, passing by this poster and the real poster of a frowning Christopher Plummer…

Jon Hopwood

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