A dark tale about a woman obsessed with 'The Sound of Music' and the Von Trapp Family as well as other things Austrian. That is, until she realizes Austria's recent history is not just about apple strudel, singing nuns and happy blond children. The producer is Natalie Kestecher of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. This feature was awarded the bronze medal at the inaugural Chicago Third Coast International Audio Festival in 2001.
Von Trapped was produced by Natalie Kestecher of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The sound engineer was Russel Stapleton. This program originally aired as part of the international documentary exchange series, Crossing Boundaries.
Austria's Ministry of Tourism
A wealth of information on Austria's attractions, accomodations, and transportation.
The Sound of Music
The official site of the film's production, which includes a photo gallery, downloads and a game.
Trapp Family Lodge
A Vermont lodge which aims to capture the feel of The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music: The Making of America's Favorite Movie
By Julia Antopol Hirsch
Behind-the-scenes information and the story of the real Von Trapps
The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
By Maria Augusta Trapp
Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells in the extraordinary story of her romance with the baron, their escape from Nazi-occupied Austria, and their life in America.