Saturday, December 21, 2013

Mary Poppins by the Numbers

In honor of Mary Poppins 50th anniversary and the release of Saving Mr. Banks, here are 25 bits of trivia by the numbers.

1: Actor to portray Walt Disney in a theatrical drama (Tom Hanks in Saving Mr. Banks)

2: Brothers who wrote the music for Mary Poppins (Robert and Richard Sherman)

3: Movies shot at Disneyland (Saving Mr. Banks, That Thing You Do and 40 Pounds of Trouble)

4: Children mentioned in the Mary Poppins book – only 2 remained for the movie

4: Occupations of Bert in the movie (One-man band, chalk artist, chimney sweep and kite salesman)

5: Academy Awards given to Mary Poppins (Best Actress, Best Effects, Best Film Editing, Original Score and Original Song)

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