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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ sound mixers Michael Keller and Mike Prestwood Smith on retaining ‘vintage feel’ of the original [Exclusive Video Interview]

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ sound mixers Michael Keller and Mike Prestwood Smith on retaining ‘vintage feel’ of the original [Exclusive Video Interview]

In working on “Mary Poppins Returns,” the followup to the beloved 1964 Disney classic, re-recording mixer Mike Prestwood Smith was “keen to make sure it had some of the charm and the vintage feel … of the original.” Because the film’s visuals, as directed by Rob Marshall, “had that built in already, our job was really just to make it feel as great as it looked.” Watch our exclusive video interview with Smith and fellow re-recording mixer Michael Keller above.

The film finds Emily Blunt taking over the iconic title role as the magical nanny who returns to once again give the Banks children — the now grown Michael and Jane, along with Michael’s three kids — some valuable life lessons.

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Both Smith and Keller are familiar with Marshall’s specific brand of movie musicals: the duo collaborated on “Into the Woods” (2014), and before that

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