Disney delves into its own history in "Saving Mr. Banks," a movie about the difficult birth of the classic film "Mary Poppins."
Disney Explores Own History In Magical Filmmaking Tale
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December 21, 2013

Via AFP:

Disney delves into its own history in "Saving Mr. Banks," a movie about the difficult birth of the classic film "Mary Poppins," wrenched from a tale by a reluctant British author.

Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney, who used all his sunny Californian charms to persuade writer P.L. Travers, played by Emma Thompson, to allow him to use the story.

The movie, released in the United States on Friday, is tipped as a serious contender for the Oscars, having already won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations for Thompson.

Directed by John Lee Hancock ("The Blind Side," "The Alamo," ...

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