Mary Poppins

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 , Children

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

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


Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Directing
Nominated Costume Design (Color)
Winner Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy
Winner Film Editing
Winner Special Visual Effects
Winner Music (Song)
Winner Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1965)
Nominated Sound
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Picture