All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mary Poppins’

Mary Poppins Author Was No “Spoonful of Sugar”

“That revisionist history — that’s part of the myth of Walt Disney.” Before P.L. Travers became known as the creator of one of the most cherished characters of all time, she was a film reviewer who called Walt Disney out as being a shameless purveyor of cheeseball crap, according to the New York Post. “There is a profound cynicism,” she …

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson Shine

Saving Mr. Banks showcases both Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as they help tell the story of Walt Disney and his beloved and final film, Mary Poppins. Walt Disney’s daughters loved the original Mary Poppins book, so their father promised them he would bring the nanny to life on the big screen. He had no idea the obstacle that was …

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Age Difference No Issue For Dick Van Dyke

You’re as young as you feel and evidently Dick Van Dyke is feeling less than half his age these days. The legendary comedic actor who is best known for playing in the movies, “Bye Bye Birdie,” and “Mary Poppins” and for his series, “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” celebrated Leap Day this February by getting married. Van Dyke turns 86 …

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