Disney Films, History

Today in Disney History: Mary Poppins Premiered in 1964

On August 27, 1964, Mary Poppins premiered at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California. This award-winning film about a magical nanny was loosely based on P.L. Travers' book series of the same name. A heart-warming story, whimsical music by the Sherman Brothers, and a star cast that included Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, combined… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Mary Poppins Premiered in 1964

Disney Films, History

Today in Disney History: Flowers and Trees Released in 1932

  Flowers and Trees, released on July 30, 1932, is part of Walt Disney's Silly Symphony series of cartoon shorts. Set to classical music, the film features flowers, trees, mushrooms, birds, and other living things waking on a lovely spring morning. Two young trees are in love, and a third, older tree is clearly jealous.… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Flowers and Trees Released in 1932