The camera pans across the green expanse of the Austrian mountains as the music begins to build. Suddenly, Julie Andrews comes twirling into view and belts in perfect tune, "the hills are alive, with the sound of music..."
This classic opening scene can be enjoyed in all its technicolor glory on the big screen for one-day only on Wednesday, Jan. 16. "The Sound of Music" is showing as part of Cinemark's "Classic Series" at Walnut Creek's Century 14 movie theater.
Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Buy tickets online on the Cinemark website.
Here's the schedule for the Cinemark Classics:
Jan. 16: "The Sound of Music" (1965)
Jan. 23: "To Catch a Thief" (1955)
Jan. 30: "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969)
Feb. 6: "Saturday Night Fever" (1977)
Do you remember seeing any of these movies when they first came out? Which movie theater did you go to? Share your memories in the comments below.