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  • The TRAPP FAMILY Alternative


True story of a nun who undertook to look after the seven motherless children of a U-Boat captain. Later she married him and when he lost his fortune they organized a family choir which gained great popularity in America, where the family had emigrated. Based on Maria Trapp's biography. Combined in America with "Die Trapp Familie in Amerika (1958) and shown in Britain under the title: the TRAPP FAMILY

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