Mary Poppins

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Mrs. Bank is talking to Katie Nanna you can see the clock behind her and you can clearly see that the time is 6:30 when a little later it is at 6:00.

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Continuity mistake: The father tears the children's advert for a nanny up into 8 pieces, but when it comes out of the chimney it's in far more bits.

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Factual error: The Robin that comes along in the movie is an American Robin, not a British Robin.

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Trivia: This was Julie Andrews' film debut. Her role won her an Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Trivia: The voice of Mary Poppins' parrot head umbrella is David Tomlinson (Mr Banks).

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Trivia: The film was shot entirely indoors.

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Bert: Speaking of names, I know a man with a wooden leg named Smith.
Uncle Albert: What's the name of his other leg?

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George Banks: Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with facts.

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Mrs. Banks: I'm sorry, dear, but when I chose Katie Nana, I thought she would be firm with the children. She looked so solemn and cross.
George Banks: My dear, never confuse efficiency with a liver complaint.

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Question: The very last mistake listed for Mary Poppins says that you can see the lamp post coming through the bag and the table. I have watched this scene many times (in slow motion and otherwise) and I can't seem to find what you are talking about. Could someone please explain it's talking about?

Chosen answer: There's no reason you shouldn't be able to see it, it's so obvious, unless you have the movie on DVD. It's possible they fixed the framing of the scene for its DVD release.

Question: If the children had run after the kite, and were on the other side of the park, how did they know that Katie Nanna was gone?

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Answer: It wasn't exactly specified exactly how far they ran, so they could have been very far away from her. Also, she probably saw them run away but didn't care too much about it, or at least didn't notice their kite, and just left.

Question: Does anybody know how they did the scene where Mary Poppins is doing a duet with her mirror image?

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Chosen answer: They recorded her singing in two separate parts and fixed them together. The editors did a good job on it! It may have been made a long time ago but even then the technology was quite advanced enough to carry out that scene.

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