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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Saving Mr Banks
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'Shifting back and forth between 1961 and 1907, this film tells the story of P.L. Travers (Pamela), the woman who created Mary Poppins. Framed by her experiences negotiating with Walt Disney and his team for the film of Mary Poppins, the main story of the film is of Pamela's childhood, in rural Queensland. Living in a small country town with a depressed mother and an alcoholic father, Pamela used her vivid imagination to create a richer, more welcoming environment for herself. From the characters of her childhood, and the worlds she invented, Pamela eventually created Mary Poppins, a character who has given pleasure to generations of readers and filmgoers, adults and children alike.'

Source: Essential Media Entertainment website, www.essential-media.com (sighted: 17/04/2012)

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Australian Films at Large : Expanding the Evidence about Australian Cinema Performance Deb Verhoeven , Alwyn Davidson , Bronwyn Coate , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Studies in Australasian Cinema , January vol. 9 no. 1 2015; (p. 7-20)
'International markets have in recent years become a critical component of the business model for Hollywood cinema, opening up a renewed interest in the global dimensions of film diffusion. Smaller film-producing nations such as Denmark have similarly emphasised global distribution as a key component of the industry's success. Typically, however, claims for Australian film industry success rely almost exclusively on a film's domestic box office performance. This paper considers the possibilities for an expanded approach to measuring success and failure in the Australian film industry. Adopting analytic methods from cinema studies, cultural economics and geo-spatial sciences, this paper will examine the international theatrical circulation of Australian films using a unique global database of cinema showtimes. This data set captures all formal film screenings in 47 countries over an 18-month period ending 1 June 2014 and enables detailed empirical study of the locations visited by Australian-produced films. In conjunction with relevant box office data and contextual critical commentary, we propose a revised and expanded ‘film impact rating’ for assessing the reported performance of Australian films.' (Publication abstract)
[Review] Saving Mr Banks Tara Judah , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: ABR : Arts 2014; Australian Book Review , February no. 358 2014; (p. 43)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
Saving Australia's Cultural Pride Emily Frawley , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 22 January 2014; (p. 17)
The Story of Mary Poppins Has Hula-Hoop King in a Spin Valerie Lawson , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 January 2014; (p. 15)
Changing Ms Travers Ron Cerabona , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 January 2014; (p. 21)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Karl Quinn , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 December 2013; (p. 8)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
Clean Sweep for a Classic Shereen Low , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 December 2013; (p. 47)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
'It's a movie about the making of an all-time children's film favourite but also a poignant look at the family secrets that fuelled a cross-culture clash, writes Shereen Low.'
Daughter in Disneyland Eddie Cockrell , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 January 2014; (p. 12)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
A Spoonful of Magic Ed Gibbs , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 5 January 2014; (p. 5) The Sunday Age , 5 January 2014; (p. 14)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
Disney Magic Creates Classic Leigh Paatsch , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9 January 2014; (p. 28)

— Review of Saving Mr Banks Sue Smith , Kelly Marcel , 2014 single work film/TV
No Spoonful of Sugar in Look at Disney's Mary Poppins Anita Singh , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 2012; (p. 17)
Supercali-Legalistic Battles are Atrocious Rodney Chester , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 May 2012; (p. 24)
Horror in Her Comfort Zone Neala Johnson , 2013 single work
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 October 2013; (p. 42)
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Mary Drop-Ins : How Hollywood's Trying to Fake LA for Maryborough Tristan Swanwick , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 December 2013; (p. 24)
Our Link to Mary Poppins Fiona Purdon , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 22 December 2013; (p. 14-15)
Last amended 28 Dec 2013 11:50:13
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  • Queensland,
  • London,
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles, California,
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
  • 1907
  • 1961
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