Mary Poppins Turns 55!
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Mary Poppins turns 55 this week! Originally released on August 27, 1964, this timeless classic is celebrating quite a milestone. Do you remember your favorite song from the movie? Did you use a spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down? Whether you have seen the movie or not, there is no denying that it is a very good film. Here are some of our recommended Mary Poppins reads and music from cloudLibrary and hoopla:
- Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers and Mary Shepard
- Mary Poppins (audiobook) by P.L. Travers
- Mary Poppins (various artists)
- Mary Poppins (various artsists)
The film is CERTIFIED FRESH on Rotten Tomatoes and has a 7.8/10 rating on IMDb. The blockbuster went on to earn 13 Oscar nominations at the 37th Academy Awards, winning 5 honors including best actress for Julie Andrews. Mary Poppins is a picture that is, more than most, a triumph of many individual contributions. And its special triumph is that it seems to be the work of a single, cohesive intelligence. And did you know there was a Mary Poppins reboot? Although there is no way to replace the 1964 classic, the 2018 reboot, Mary Poppins Returns, was a solid movie.