'The Sound of Music' turns 50: We rank the Von Trapp children

March 2, 2015 4:07 PM

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It’s been 50 years since The Sound of Music premiered on movie screens—but if you feel like you were just talking about it yesterday, you’re not wrong. Aside from Lady Gaga’s tribute at the Oscars, there was the small matter of NBC’s The Sound of Music Live!, which, in 2013, put a literal exclamation point on the show’s legacy. Leading up to the big event, EW saluted Music by ranking the songs that have appeared in its stage and screen productions. We’re glad to report that the show has remained in the conversation—but at this point, what’s left to be said about it? Have we ranked all there is to rank?

Never. At least, not until we’ve ranked actual children. So, without further ado, here are Maria’s charges-turned-stepchildren—listed from Kurt to first.

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