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P.L. Travers (1899–1996)


P.L. Travers was born on August 9, 1899 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. She is known for Mary Poppins (1964), Mary Poppins Returns (2018) and Studio One (1948). She died on April 23, 1996 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Mary Poppins Writer
(1964)
(2018)
Studio One Writer
(1949)
I riassuntini Writer
(2018)

Filmography

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by - as PL Travers)
 2018 I riassuntini (TV Series short) (based on the novel by - 2020)
 2004 The Cat That Looked at a King (Video short) (book "Mary Poppins Opens the Door")
 1984 Meri Poppins, do svidaniya (TV Movie) (story)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 9 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (novel - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
 1964 Mary Poppins (based on: The "Mary Poppins" books by)
 1949 Studio One (TV Series) (books - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins (1949) ... (books)
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 1964 Mary Poppins (consultant)
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins: 1ª Edición (2014) ... (in memory of - as Helen Goff)
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 1964 Hollywood goes to a World Premiere (Short documentary)
Self
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 2018 Diminishing Returns (Podcast Series)
Self
- Mary Poppins (2018) ... Self
 2013 The Real Mary Poppins (TV Movie)
Self
 2013 The Culture Show (TV Series documentary)
Self
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Self (uncredited)
 2009 Mary Poppins: From Page to Stage (Video documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Her play, "Plunder", was performed in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Frank Finlay, Dinsdale Landen, Diana Quick and Dandy Nichols in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helen Goff | PL Travers | Pamela Lyndon Travers
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on having witnessed the Disney version of her most famous work] Why was Mary Poppins, already beloved for what she was - plain, vain and incorruptible - transmogrified into a soubrette? See more »

Trivia:

The musical, "Disney's Mary Poppins" at the Mercury Theater Chicago in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2017 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Midsize Musical Production. See more »

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