In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
This Christmas, when you lose your way, just remember the magic always returns.
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Did You Know?
Author P.L. Travers
was very critical of the first film, especially the music and animation. However, towards the end of her life, she authorized the creation of a stage production by Sir Cameron Mackintosh
and Walt Disney Theatrical based on the film and her novels, with the stipulation that no one involved in the creation of the film (particularly the Sherman brothers) be involved, and even included these requirements in her will. Although she passed away in 1996, the play successfully debuted in 2004. Largely as a result of this reconciliation, Walt Disney Studios was able to restart negotiations with Travers' estate, which resulted in authorization for this film. See more
[from trailer; to Michael
You've forgotten what it's like... to be a child.
The Walt Disney Pictures logo is set in 1930s London (Big Ben and Tower Bridge can be seen), amidst drizzly weather.
If one looks closely, Mary Poppins steps out of the castle and flies away. See more
Follows Mary Poppins
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman
and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Ben Whishaw See more