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Author P.L. Travers (right), who created the character of a magical nanny in a series of Mary Poppins books, may have been all smiles with Julie Andrews and Walt Disney at the 1964 premiere of Mary Poppins. But in reality she never warmed to the film. ”She didn’t want to be remembered for the movie,” says Valerie Lawson, author of the Travers biography Mary Poppins, She Wrote.
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