December 26, 2013
The Three CommentEARS
Episode 12: Mary Poppins
Welcome back to From Screen to Theme's monthly
series: The Three CommentEARS! As usual, your commentators include
Gamer Tuesday writer
Saturday Matinee writer Albert Gutierrez, and
Once Upon A Recap writer Kelvin Cede�o. Joining us for this
commentary is special guest commentator Aaron Wallace, author of
The Thinking Fan's Guide to Walt Disney World: Magic Kingdom.
For this episode, we take a look at the 1964 landmark film Mary
Poppins. The film holds a special connection for all of us, as
we trace its production, make comparisons to both the original P.L.
Travers books and stage musical, and look into how it impacted our
lives over the years. In addition, we examine some of the film's
spiritual themes, its high-ranking reputation within the Disney
company, the various "Disney Achievements" represented within the
film, several connections to 2013's Saving Mr. Banks and
Travers herself, and the film's impact on all viewers since its
Instructions on Syncing Up This Commentary with Your
Copy of the Film:
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"Play" on your copy of the film. Begin the commentary when you see
"Walt Disney Presents" on the screen, as indicated by the image
below. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
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