Mary Poppins pops in…..

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Mary Poppins is an American musical fantasy-comedy film released this date in 1964 and produced by Walt Disney loosely based on P. L. Travers book series Mary Poppins. The film, which combines live-action and animation, stars Dick Van Dyke as a chimney sweep and Julie Andrews in the role of Mary Poppins who visits a dysfunctional family in London and employs her unique brand of lifestyle to improve the family’s dynamic.

Mary Poppins was released to universal acclaim, receiving a total of thirteen Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture—an unsurpassed record for any other film released by  Walt Disney Studios—and won five: Best Actress for Andrews, Best Film Editing, best Original Music Score, best Visual Effects and Best Original Song for “Chim Chim Cher-ee”. In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. (from me and Wikipedia)

 

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