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P.L. Travers, author of Mary Poppins, reads to a group of children

The Trouble with the Real Mary Poppins

Entrepreneur and theme park magician Walt Disney was accustomed to difficulty, but as Saving Mr. Banks shows, he was unprepared for the challenge of working with P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins who heartily disliked Disney’s vision for the 1964 film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.  More