The Sound of Music named the Greatest Musical of All Time

December 11th, 2007 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin  

London, Dec 11 (ANI): 1960s classic The Sound of Music has been named the Greatest Musical of All Time in a new poll.

The 1965 film,l starring Julie Andrews, got 15 per cent of the vote in the Twentieth Century Fox poll.

In the film, Andrews plays nun Maria who leaves an Austrian convent to take up a job of a governess to a Navy captain and his seven kids.

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta starrer, 1978 musical Grease, bagged the second place, reports The Sun.

Musical comedy The Rocky Horror Show landed the third, while Mary Poppins, a Disney musical starring Julie Andrews stood fourth.

Nicole Kidman starrer Moulin Rouge came fifth, while Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz stood sixth and seventh respectively.

Oliver, West Side Story and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang rounded off the top ten Greatest Musicals of All Time.

The top ten Greatest Musicals of All Time are:

1. The Sound of Music
2. Grease
3. The Rocky Horror Show
4. Mary Poppins
5. Moulin Rouge
6. Phantom of the Opera
7. The Wizard of Oz
8. Oliver
9. West Side Story
10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


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