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Mary Poppins - John C. Kirk

Jan. 25th, 2009

01:20 pm - Mary Poppins

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From:susannahf
Date:January 26th, 2009 07:02 pm (UTC)
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The film is an adaptation of a series of books.
The plot point mentioned in the article is certainly present in the musical, although you're right that it's not in the film. I couldn't find detailed enough synopses of the books to ascertain whether either of the plot points are derived from the books, but I would think that the musical plot is as likely to be "original" as the film (including the possibility that neither or both are present in the books).
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From:johnckirk
Date:January 26th, 2009 08:44 pm (UTC)
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Ah yes, good point. I did read one of the books when I was younger, and it was pretty weird compared to the film! (The bit that's stuck in my mind was when Mary Poppins danced with the Sun at a midnight ball.)
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