PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Julie Andrews turned down a proposed cameo appearance as the balloon lady, fearing that it would be too distracting. Julie said, "this is Emily's show, and I really want it to be Emily's show." Quite poetically, the balloon lady part went to Angela Lansbury, who had been considered for the role of 'Mary Poppins' in the original film before Julie Andrews was cast.
When your father and I were young, we used to imagine Mary Poppins could do all *sorts* of impossible things! Those things didn't really...
Michael Banks: Happen?
Jane Banks: No, of course not.
Michael Banks: Ridiculous.
When the children are going to the shop and don't have enough money, they mention buying things at 'half-off'. This is an American phrase that would not be used by a child in London who would say 'half price'.
There is a special thanks to former Tonight Show host Jey 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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