Mary Poppins Poster

Release Date: 1964

DVD Release Date: March 25th, 1998

G|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
When Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael (Matthew Garber), the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews). Embarking on a series of fantastical adventures with Mary and her Cockney performer friend, Bert (Dick Van Dyke), the siblings try to pass on some of their nanny's sunny attitude to their preoccupied parents (David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns).

Cast: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Glynis Johns, David Tomlinson, Ed Wynn, Hermione Baddeley, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber

Director: Robert Stevenson

Genres: Musical, Family

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Keywords: Family, England, Mother, Engaging, Growing up, Son, London, Amusing, Father, Daughter, Playful


Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Winner Special Visual Effects
Winner Music (Song)
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Directing
Nominated Sound
Nominated Costume Design (Color)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)