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Mary Poppins (27-Aug-1964)

Director: Robert Stevenson

Writers: Bill Walsh; Don DaGradi

From novel by: P.L. Travers (various books)

Keywords: Musical Comedy, Juvenile/Fantasy

The Banks family advertises for a nanny. The children, unhappy with previous nanny selections, compose their own advertisement which their parents reject; it drifts up the chimney and wends its way to the magical Mary Poppins. Won 5 Oscars including Best Actress, Best Score and Best Music, "Chim Chim Cher-ee"; received 8 additional nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Julie Andrews
Singer
1-Oct-1935   Mary Poppins
Hermione Baddeley
Actor
13-Nov-1906 19-Aug-1986 Brighton Rock
Jane Darwell
Actor
15-Oct-1879 13-Aug-1967 The bird woman in Mary Poppins
Glynis Johns
Actor
5-Oct-1923   Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins
Elsa Lanchester
Actor
28-Oct-1902 26-Dec-1986 Bride of Frankenstein
Arthur Malet
Actor
24-Sep-1927   The Secret of NIMH
Reginald Owen
Actor
5-Aug-1887 5-Nov-1972 Prolific character actor
Reta Shaw
Actor
13-Sep-1912 8-Jan-1982 The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
David Tomlinson
Actor
7-May-1917 24-Jun-2000 Mary Poppins
Arthur Treacher
Actor
23-Jul-1894 14-Dec-1975 The Merv Griffin Show
Dick Van Dyke
Actor
13-Dec-1925   The Dick Van Dyke Show
Ed Wynn
Actor
9-Nov-1886 19-Jun-1966 Requiem for a Heavyweight

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