Disney studios made Mary Poppins in 1964, and it remains a perennial family favourite, with iconic performances from a cast including Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, and the unforgettable songs of the Sherman Brothers. Walt Disney had tried to make the film as early as 1938, but P.L. Travers, the writer of the books on which the film is based, refused to give up the rights. Saving Mr. Banks imagines Disney’s negotiations with Mrs. Travers in run up the film’s production.
To celebrate the release of Saving Mr. Banks at the IFI and our special screenings of Mary Poppins on December 8th and 9th, we have copies of P.L. Travers’ book to give away to IFI fans. To enter our draw to win a copy, submit your name and email below before midnight on Sunday, December 8th!
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Competition closes at midnight Sunday December 8th 2013. The winners will be contacted by email shortly after. (See IFI Terms and Conditions regarding prizes and competitions.) Prize courtesy of Disney.
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