Saturday, August 24, 2013

More Mary Poppins costumes and props on display at Disney D23 Expo...

In addition to the two wonderful outfits worn by Julie Andrews as the titular nanny in Disney's 1964 big screen musical, Mary Poppins, the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit at the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9, 2013 also had a wonderful selection of lesser seen costumes and props on display.

Mary Poppins screen-worn costumes and original props on display
Mary Poppins costume exhibit Disney D23 Expo 2013
Original Mary Poppins 1964 movie costumes
Original Mary Poppins film props
Mary Poppins costume exhibit Disney D23 Expo 2013
Included in the special Mary Poppins exhibit to commemorate almost fifty years of the iconic musical were original costumes worn by The Banks family that the magical nanny comes to help, including garments worn by the mother and father, and their children 'Michael' and 'Jane'.

Mary Poppins movie poster
Mary Poppins movie poster

Suffragette costume worn by Glynis Johns 
as Mrs. Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins
Mrs Winifred Banks Suffragette costume Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins Mrs Winifred Banks Suffragette costume
Mary Poppins Mrs Banks Suffragette Votes for women costume
Mrs Banks Suffragette movie costume Mary Poppins
Mrs. Winifred Banks is a member of the British suffragette movement in 1910 and this is the costume she wears at the start of the movie, whilst her London banker husband wears this jacket relaxing at home.

Jacket worn by David Tomlinson as 
Mr. George Banks in Mary Poppins
The Banks movie costumes Mary Poppins
Mr Banks movie jacket Mary Poppins
Mr and Mrs Banks movie costumes Mary Poppins
Tony Walton was nominated for an Oscar for the Costume Design on the film musical, so be sure to also check out these classic costumes worn by Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins too.

The Banks children costumes worn by Matthew Garber 
and Karen Dotrice in Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins The Banks children costumes
Mary Poppins Jane Banks coat
Mary Poppins Jane Banks costume
Mary Poppins Michael Banks Jolly Holiday jacket
Also on display beside the adult's outfits were clothes worn by the two lead children in the movie who accompany their fantastical caretaker on unbelievable adventures, played by Matthew Garber and Karen Dotrice as The Banks siblings.
Mary Poppins magical carpet bag prop
Original Mary Poppins carpet bag prop
Mary Poppins carpet bag prop
Mary Poppins carpet bag film prop
In addition to the costumes, the D23 Expo exhibit also had Mary Poppins seemingly bottomless magical carpet bag on display, which was cool to see up close, like seeing a little piece of Hollywood history.

Actual screen-used Mary Poppins props on display
Original Mary Poppins movie props
Mary Poppins movie props
Other props included were original alphabet nursery blocks used in the movie to spell out Mary Poppins, a jack-in-the-box toy, a St. Paul's Cathedral snow globe used by Julie Andrews and even a chimney sweep brush, probably from the musical's 'Chim Chim Cher-ee' song and dance number.

Be sure to stay tuned for even more fantastic costumes, props and memorabilia on display at this year's Disney D23 Expo in the days to come.

Mary Poppins movie poster
Mary Poppins movie poster
Buy the movie: Mary Poppins: 50th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)

2 comments:

  1. I'm making myself a Winifred Banks costume for Halloween this year, and I notice the "Votes for Women" dress on display does not match the one in the movie...I wonder if it was a version of the dress they made but tweaked a bit before the final version?

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    1. Possibly as it's from the Disney archives, but do you say that because of the colour, as the lighting in the exhibit didn't allow for flash photography?

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