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16 Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Things You Never Knew About ‘Mary Poppins’

3. Walt Disney had different actresses in mind to play the lead

When Walt Disney was thinking about actresses to cast as Mary Poppins, he initially considered Angela Lansbury, Mary Martin, and Bette Davis. It was Robert Sherman who came up with the idea of Julie Andrews after he watched her perform on The Ed Sullivan Show. In retrospect, it was casting perfection.

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