In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey is hired as a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.
- Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
- Studio: 20th Century Fox, Robert Wise Productions, Argyle Enterprises
- Keyword: resistance, austria, world war ii, musical, music competition, based on play or musical, alps mountains, governess, convent (nunnery), novice, puppet show, nun in love, nazi occupation, 1930s
- Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Charmian Carr