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Mary Poppins Returns

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Feb 8, 2019

Set about 30 years after Poppins’ first visit with the Banks family, Mary Poppins Returns is another spoon full of sugar for a dark time in the Banks home. Michael (Ben Whishaw) is recently widowed with three young children, the family home and financial woes. His sister, Jane (Emily Mortimer) is read more

Searching for Mary Poppins in 2018

Backlots Posted by Lara on Dec 27, 2018

  When I first heard that there would be another Mary Poppins movie made in 2018, I wasn’t sure what to think. Being a lifelong devotee of the original film, I was hard-pressed to imagine anyone who could fill the gigantic shoes of Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, or if anyone even had read more

Promoting Poppins : The Merchandise of Mary Poppins

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 31, 2018

The Walt Disney Company today are pros when it comes to knowing how to promote their latest films but, back in the day, they had the marketing game pretty well in hand, too.  In 1964, without the aid of the internet or a bombardment of television commercials, they promoted Mary Poppins&nb read more

Mary Poppins (1963)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Jun 6, 2018

Mary Poppins Directed by Robert Stevenson Written by Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi from books by P.J. Travers 1964/USA Walt Disney Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die A treat at all ages. The Banks children, Jane and Michael, go through nannies at a read more

THE MARY POPPINS CONUNDRUM

Caftan Woman Posted by on Feb 10, 2017

I was 7 years old the year Mary Poppins was released. The emotions associated with that movie are still vivid to this day. Sitting in the theatre I was entranced by the music and the look of the movie. I recall thinking that David Tomlinson was the best actor in the world. I truly felt for his pligh read more

THE MARY POPPINS CONUNDRUM

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Feb 10, 2017

I was 7 years old the year Mary Poppins was released. The emotions associated with that movie are still vivid to this day. Sitting in the theatre I was entranced by the music and the look of the movie. I recall thinking that David Tomlinson was the best actor in the world. I truly felt for his pligh read more

Mary Poppins (1964)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 21, 2014

Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this Disney musical permeates joy and acts as a window to enchantment. Mary Poppins is a practically perfect nanny who begins to take care of two children. They grow fond of her when she helps them clean their room, takes them through a chalk drawing, and ab read more

Mary Poppins (1964)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 21, 2014

Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this Disney musical permeates joy and acts as a window to enchantment. Mary Poppins is a practically perfect nanny who begins to take care of two children. They grow fond of her when she helps them clean their room, takes them through a chalk drawing, and ab read more

Classic Films in Focus: MARY POPPINS (1964)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 3, 2013

Disney has had a hit or miss history with its live action films, but Mary Poppins (1964), directed by Disney veteran Robert Stevenson, stands as a testament to the studio’s ability to make really fine pictures with human stars, and the film’s five Oscar wins and thirteen nominations make read more

Classic Films in Focus: MARY POPPINS (1964)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 3, 2013

Disney has had a hit or miss history with its live action films, but Mary Poppins (1964), directed by Disney veteran Robert Stevenson, stands as a testament to the studio’s ability to make really fine pictures with human stars, and the film’s five Oscar wins and thirteen nominations make read more

Classic Films in Focus: MARY POPPINS (1964)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Sep 3, 2013

Disney has had a hit or miss history with its live action films, but Mary Poppins (1964), directed by Disney veteran Robert Stevenson, stands as a testament to the studio’s ability to make really fine pictures with human stars, and the film’s five Oscar wins and thirteen nominations make read more

HMWYBS: Mary Poppins (2)

We Recycle Movies Posted by Anne Marie on Jul 17, 2013

The peculiarity of a child’s mind is that two contradictory beliefs can coexist comfortably with no ill effects or feelings of hypocrisy. When I was little, I loved Mary Martin’s Peter Pan. I knew that Mary Martin was a full-grown adult, and therefore was flying by some practical means, but I also read more

HMWYBS: Mary Poppins (1)

We Recycle Movies Posted by Anne Marie on Jul 17, 2013

The peculiarity of a child’s mind is that two contradictory beliefs can coexist comfortably with no ill effects or feelings of hypocrisy. When I was little, I loved Mary Martin’s Peter Pan. I knew that Mary Martin was a full-grown adult, and therefore was flying by some practical means, but I also read more

Mary Poppins

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Mar 21, 2010

Everyone knows the one word big enough to describe Mary Poppins.  It’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!  From the moment she arrives, the Banks household, which once worked like a Swiss watch, is turned on its head.  The lovable nanny brings a magical world to her children, where they can jump read more

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