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Mind-Blowing Hidden Relationships You Never Noticed In Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’!

12 Dec

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**UPDATE**

With Mary Poppins Returns hitting theaters Dec. 19, I figured this was the perfect time to update and recirculate my (very well-supported and some-might-say-overly-well-documented-and-long) fan theory about the secret, hidden character connections in the original Mary Poppins

ALSO — After Emily Blunt was cast as Mary, Huffington Post asked her about my fan theory (which is weirdly exciting), and she said it was “a lovely notion” and “a very lovely possibility.” I kind of freaked out about how awesome that is.

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On August 27, the Disney classic Mary Poppins turns 50! It’s the story of a magical nanny, two precocious children, a stern father with the capacity for love just beneath the surface, a socially progressive mother, and the most charming chimney sweep/kite salesman/one-man-band in history.

You know you love him.

You know you love him.

The film won 5 Oscars out of an astounding 13 nominations, and was the only Best Picture nomination Walt Disney ever received. Mary Poppins is also one of the rare films to have a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Unlike these movies, which all have less than 100%

Unlike these movies, which all have less than 100%

Basically, it’s a great film and everyone loves it. However, despite all the times you’ve likely watched it, I have a theory that there were a number of hidden connections that you probably didn’t even realize!

Connections like:

1. Mary Poppins was Bert’s nanny!

2. Mr. Dawes Sr. – the Bank Owner – is Bert’s father

3. Uncle Albert is Bert’s Uncle

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