Mary Poppins 45th Anniversary DVD Arrives January 27, 2009
On January 27, 2009, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment will release a new 2-disc special edition DVD of Mary Poppins to commemorate the movie’s 45th anniversary. The major new special feature on this edition is a look at the making of the Mary Poppins stage musical; several other features were also on the 40th anniversary DVD, including an audio commentary track by Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Karen Dotrice and Richard Sherman, a bonus short “The Cat that Looked at a King” based on a chapter of P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins Opens the Door, and a deleted song “Chimpanzoo” performed by co-composer Richard Sherman.
The DVD will have a suggested retail price of $29.99 ($35.99 in Canada). For full details, read the press release here.