Tag Archives: Sherman Brothers

Precious Moments Mary Poppins & Bert Musical Figurine

Precious Moments is an enduring line of merchandise sold at most greeting card stores and novelty shops. They feature childlike versions of popular characters enacting famous scenes from movies or literature. In today’s post, we’re having a look at the … Continue reading

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The Orange Bird Long-Play Record w/Anita Bryant

Much could be shared about The Orange Bird, but rather than rehash the main points, please see my earlier post entitled Walt Disney’s Orange Bird Pin on Card, it will bring you up to speed. This post focuses on the … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Selection of Mary Poppins LP Records

Mary Poppins was released on August 27, 1964, to critical acclaim and commercial success. It became the highest-grossing film of 1964 and, at the time of its release, was Disney’s highest-grossing film ever. It received a total of 13 Academy Awards nominations, winning five. Among … Continue reading

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The Legacy Collection Mary Poppins CD Set

Not long ago I shared the LC Pinocchio CD Set and it had some wonderful concept artwork within its pages. But the Legacy Collection Mary Poppins CD Set doesn’t come in second place by any means. And how could it? … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. Year: 1993 Pages: 254 (288 in 7th Edition) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-56282-743-X “Disney songs (are) eminently hummable and totally unforgettable.” A book must be good when it’s available in 7 printings (as of 2018)! You can pick up a copy … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Storybook Record

“Christopher Robin, like most small boys, has toy animals to play with. But though he loves them all his best friend is his teddy bear called Winnie-The-Pooh, or Pooh for short.” And so starts the story of Winnie the Pooh … Continue reading

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‘The Happiest Millionaire’ Movie Soundtrack

Pet alligators roaming the conservatory, a Bible-and-boxing school in the stables, and a delightfully eccentric millionaire make for unrestrained pandemonium in this musical Disney extravaganza! Fred MacMurray presides over a Philadelphia mansion where just about anything can happen! This is … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins Original Cast Soundtrack

I love finding an old Disney soundtrack! The fun thing about collecting long-play records is the cover art. Sometimes it has photographic stills from the film but other times it may contain original artwork, such as with the example I’m … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Places: Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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