The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise, and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, with Richard Haydn and Eleanor Parker. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 stage musical of the same name, composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The film's screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, adapted from the stage musical's book by Lindsay and Crouse
History With the Macy's Parade
To promote the movie, a float appeared in the 1964 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, a float based off the movie debuted, the float was based off the Lonely Goatherd part of the film, the float was retired after the 1965 parade and the float was recycled into the McDonald's float in 1966.