Oprah To Do Show About S & M

Sound-of-Music-006Upon hearing that news that Dame Oprah (I used to call her Queen Oprah until Judge Judy usurped her ratings crown) will reunite the cast from the movie “The Sound of Music,” I pulled down from my shelf the memoir of Christopher Plummer, who played the guitar-strumming Captain Georg von Trapp in the flick. The heading for the chapter about the movie is called “S & M,” which was Plummer’s shorthand for the flick. Just under that heading is this quotation from the actor and wit Doug McClure: “Watching ‘The Sound of Music’ is like being beaten to death by a Hallmark card.”

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