The Story of Writing Songs for “Mary Poppins”

Sherman: YOU DO A LOT OF THINGS TO STAY IN THIS BUSINESS AND HOPE THAT THE SUN WILL SHINE ON YOU ONE DAY. AND, OF COURSE, IT DID FOR BOB AND MYSELF ON THE DAY THAT WALT DISNEY HEARD OUR MATERIAL AND LIKED US VERY MUCH. JULIE ANDREWS CAME TO HEAR THE SCORE. AND I…

How Mary Poppins Changed Movies Forever | Movies Insider

The scene you’re about to watch is perhaps one of the most important and influential sequences in the history of cinema. Okay, this could use some explanation. This is a scene from “Mary Poppins,” a 1964 classic directed by Robert Stevenson. It’s a film often regarded as Walt Disney’s crowning live-action achievement, being the only…