10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Mary Poppins’


5. Production odds-and-ends: The budget for the film was $6,000,000 and the entire thing was filmed indoors, on Disney soundstages. Travers got $100,000. Angela Lansbury and Bette Davis were both among Walt Disney’s top choices for the role. The actress who plays the little girl, Jane, was reportedly a suggestion of Travers’.