Mary Poppins

(1964)

Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.

‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel in the Works at Disney

‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel in the Works at Disney

Walt Disney Pictures is teaming up with filmmaker Rob Marshall to develop a sequel to the studio's beloved 1964 classic Mary Poppins. Variety confirms that the story will be set 20 years after the film, using plot lines from author P.L. Travers' eight literary sequels, including the first follow-up Mary Poppins Comes Back. No specifics were given for the story, except that this sequel will follow the title character's furthering adventures with the Banks family.

The original Mary Poppins starred Julie Andrews as the title character, alongside Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley and Reta Shaw. Author P.L. Travers wrote eight Mary Poppins books, but it isn't known if this theatrical follow-up will be adapted from a specific story within those books, or if it will be an amalgam of those stories. P.L. Travers' literary sequels include Mary Poppins Comes Back (1935), Mary Poppins Opens the Door (1943), Mary Poppins in the Park (1952), Mary Poppins From A to Z (1962), Mary Poppins in the Kitchen (1975), Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane (1982) and Mary Poppins and the House Next Door (1988).

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‘Mary Poppins’ 50th Anniversary Trailer

‘Mary Poppins’ 50th Anniversary Trailer

On December 13, Disney is releasing Saving Mr. Banks in theaters, the story of how Walt Disney convinced author P.L. Travers to make Mary Poppins. Fans can also revisit the original classic with the Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Blu-ray, debuting on December 10. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the trailer for this fully-restored classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, available on Blu-ray for the first time ever. We don't have any details on pricing or special features, so stay tuned for more information.

Mary Poppins was released August 27th, 1964.

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