Instead, Jane and Michael present their own advertisement for a kinder, sweeter nanny, but once George rips up the letter and throws the scraps in the fireplace, the remains of the advertisement magically float up and out into the air.The next day finds a number of elderly, sour-faced nannies waiting outside.
As George puzzles over the return of the advertisement, Mary hires herself and convinces him it was originally his idea.
She meets the children, helps them to tidy their nursery through song, before heading out for a walk in the park.
Mary Poppins was released on August 27, 1964, to universal acclaim, receiving a total of 13 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture – an unsurpassed record for any other film released by Walt Disney Studios – and won five; Best Actress for Andrews, Best Film Editing, Best Original Music Score, Best Visual Effects, and Best Original Song for "Chim Chim Cher-ee".
In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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