He will soon be seen played by Bj Novak, in the upcoming Saving Mr. Banks but Richard Sherman will always be remembered as a Disney legend, writing scores with his brother Robert for the likes of The Jungle Book, The Parent Trap, The Sword In The Stone, and most famously for Mary Poppins, which celebrates its 50th year in 2014.
The film will be getting a glorious Blu-Ray release featuring tons of special features on Monday 18th, January, and to co-incide with the release, here’s Sherman talking about working on the film back in the early 1960s.
Q: What was your role in writing the songs for “Mary Poppins”?
A:. We had done some project work for Disney, previously, on films like “The Parent Trap,” when one day Walt Disney handed us a book. It was the very first of the four Mary Poppin’s books and Walt said, “Read »
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