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Still shot from the movie: Mary Poppins.

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) is pretty, punctual and "practically perfect in every way." When she takes the position of nanny at the Banks household, the often-neglected children (Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber) are at first a little unsure of her unusual ways. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 140
Theater Release: 11 Sep 1964
Video Release: 10 Dec 2013
MPAA Rating: G
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

How did George and Winifred feel about their children? Were they negligent or preoccupied in their role as parents? What helped change their attitude?

How can appropriate humor help dispel an awkward situation?

How did the view the jobs of common laborers as compared to businessmen in this film? Which occupations are highlighted in movies now?

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