PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
The orchestral tracks and vocals were recorded with a full 82-piece symphony orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani (a regular at musicals, as he worked on Into the Woods (2014) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)) at AIR Lyndhurst Studio in Hampstead. Rob Marshall wanted to make sure that the sung passages were seamlessly integrated into this movie, so the actors' and actresses' voices were captured live on the set during playback of the orchestral tracks to preserve the energy of their on-camera performances.
When Willoughby the dog puts his front paws on the park fountain to bark at the kite, a U-shaped prop can be seen holding him up under his forelegs.
There is a special thanks to Jay Leno in the credits. According to Lin-Manuel Miranda, "I asked about this when I saw that! Apparently there is a car sound effect from the 1930's that they could not replicate, and someone realized Jay Leno had the car they needed. To record the sound effect."
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