In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.Written by
Early in the film, Michael draws a crude 10 pound note saying "The day has barely begun and I've already made ten pounds". At the Royal Doulton Music Hall, the cartoon animals are seen paying admission in bills following this same design. See more »
When Cousin Topsy performs a handstand during her dancing routine, her earrings do not dangle down to the ground. This shows the scene was filmed with her putting her hands on a surface above her head and subsequently being rotated 180 degrees in post-production. This is clearly intentional as the rest of the scene plays out with all of the characters standing on their heads and everything remains intact, i.e. the skirts of three female characters. See more »
[tearfully to Georgie, Annabel, and John]
We're about to lose our home! Everything's fallen to pieces since your mother...
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There is a special thanks to former Tonight Show host Jey Leno in the credits. According to Lin-Manuel Miranda, "I asked about this when I saw that! Apparently there is a car sound effect from the 1930's that they could not replicate, and someone realized Jay Leno had the car they needed. To record the sound effect. " See more »
I thought that the film was very enjoyable, however, even though I've been cautioned not to I cannot help but compare this film to the original 1964 film with Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. There's so much to like in the 1964 film.
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