Mary Poppins

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

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Film Cast:

  • Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews
  • Bert / Mr. Dawes Senior: Dick Van Dyke
  • Mr. George W. Banks: David Tomlinson
  • Mrs. Winnifred Banks: Glynis Johns
  • Ellen – Maid: Hermione Baddeley
  • Jane Banks: Karen Dotrice
  • Michael Banks: Matthew Garber
  • Katie Nanna: Elsa Lanchester
  • The Constable: Arthur Treacher
  • Admiral Boom: Reginald Owen
  • Uncle Albert: Ed Wynn
  • Mrs. Brill – Cook: Reta Shaw
  • Mr. Binnacle – Admiral’s Servant: Don Barclay
  • Miss Lark – Old Woman in Park: Marjorie Bennett
  • Mr. Dawes Jr.: Arthur Malet
  • The Bird Woman: Jane Darwell
  • Miss Persimmon – Old Woman in Park: Marjorie Eaton
  • Bank Doorman: James Logan
  • Mrs. Corry – Old Woman in Park: Alma Lawton
  • Old Crone (uncredited): Betty Lou Gerson
  • Man in Bank (uncredited): Kay E. Kuter
  • Depositor (uncredited): Doris Lloyd
  • Woman in Carriage (uncredited): Larri Thomas
  • Lady in the Bank (uncredited): Queenie Leonard
  • Cow (voice) (uncredited): Marc Breaux
  • Turtle / Penguin (voice) (uncredited): Daws Butler
  • Penguin Waiter (voice) (uncredited): Peter Ellenshaw
  • Barnyard Horse (voice) (uncredited): Paul Frees
  • Ram (voice) (uncredited): Bill Lee
  • Hound / Reporter #4 (voice) (uncredited): Sean McClory
  • Fox / Hunting Horse / Reporter #1 / Carousel Guard / Penguin / Hound (voice) (uncredited): Dal McKennon
  • Huntsman / Reporter #3 / Hound (voice) (uncredited): Alan Napier
  • Geese (voice) (uncredited): Marni Nixon
  • Pearly Drummer / Master of Hounds / Huntsman / Hound / Horse / Penguin / Reporter #2 / Photographer (voice) (uncredited): J. Pat O’Malley
  • Hound / Reporter #5 (voice) (uncredited): George Pelling
  • Hog / Andrew’s Whimper (voice) (uncredited): Thurl Ravenscroft
  • Penguin / Pearly (voice) (uncredited): Richard M. Sherman
  • Pearly Banjo Player (voice) (uncredited): Robert B. Sherman
  • Lambs (voice) (uncredited): Ginny Tyler
  • Bank Customer (uncredited): Bert Stevens
  • Bearded Gentleman in Bank (uncredited): Frank Baker
  • Citizen (uncredited): Walter Bacon
  • Chimney Sweep (uncredited): Robert Banas
  • Minor Role (uncredited): Rudy Bowman
  • Bank Safe Gentleman (uncredited): Roy Butler
  • Mr. Grubbs (uncredited): Cyril Delevanti
  • Pedestrian (uncredited): George DeNormand
  • Chimney Sweep Dancer (uncredited): Harvey Evans
  • Mr. Mousley (uncredited): Clive Halliday
  • Gentleman in Bank (uncredited): Richard LaMarr
  • Little Girl (uncredited): Rae Sunshine Lee
  • Mr. Tomes (uncredited): Lester Matthews
  • Gentleman in Bank (uncredited): Mathew McCue
  • Citizen (uncredited): Hans Moebus
  • Bank Clerk (uncredited): King Mojave
  • Gentleman in Bank Safe (uncredited): Gene O’Donnell
  • Bank Clerk (uncredited): Hal Taggart
  • Peggy (uncredited): Dian Van Patten
  • Gentleman in Bank (uncredited): Robert B. Williams
  • Citizen: Sam Harris

Film Crew:

  • Set Decoration: Hal Gausman
  • Producer: Walt Disney
  • Sound Supervisor: Robert O. Cook
  • Art Direction: Carroll Clark
  • Director: Robert Stevenson
  • Novel: P.L. Travers
  • Producer: Bill Walsh
  • Screenplay: Don DaGradi
  • Songs: Richard M. Sherman
  • Songs: Robert B. Sherman
  • Director of Photography: Edward Colman
  • Editor: Cotton Warburton
  • Art Direction: William H. Tuntke
  • Special Effects: Robert A. Mattey
  • Set Decoration: Emile Kuri
  • Costume Consultant: Tony Walton
  • Animation: Eric Larson
  • Animation: Frank Thomas
  • Music Editor: Evelyn Kennedy
  • Music Arranger: Irwin Kostal
  • Sound Mixer: Dean Thomas
  • Assistant Director: Joseph L. McEveety
  • Special Effects: Eustace Lycett
  • Animation: Milt Kahl
  • Animation: Ollie Johnston
  • Animation: Jack Boyd
  • Animation: Hal Ambro
  • Special Effects: Peter Ellenshaw
  • Camera Operator: Travers Hill
  • Costumer: Chuck Keehne
  • Makeup Artist: Pat McNalley
  • Costumer: Gertrude Casey
  • Second Unit Director: Arthur J. Vitarelli
  • Hairstylist: La Rue Matheron
  • Assistant Director: Paul Feiner

Movie Reviews:

  • DanDare: Set in Edwardian London, Jane and Michael Banks are two children in a middle class London suburb. Their parents are distant from the children and each nanny they employ leaves in exasperation after the chaos the children cause.

    The children’s father is a banker who is cold towards them and their mother is too busy with the suffragette movement.They want the perfect nanny and in a sudden gust of wind, Mary Poppins drops by. She possesses magical powers such as a bottomless handbag. Mary Poppins changes the life of the children and also meets up with her friend Bert, the one man band.

    Mary Poppins combines live action with Disney animation as well as some memorable songs and in Dick Van Dyke an unforgettable cockney accent.

    The movie is regarded as a Disney classic but I found the animation to be below average, the film overlong and not all that amusing.

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