Mary Poppins (1964)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Director: Robert Stevenson
Cast: Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke

This tale of the beloved “nearly perfect nanny” blends charming animation, heel-kicking dance numbers and a whimsical score for timeless family entertainment. Besides introducing “supercalifragilisticexpalidocious” into our vocabulary, the film took home a carpetbag of Oscars, including Best Actress for Andrews's film debut.