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Mary Poppins (film) Quotes

Mary Poppins (film) is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . Mary Poppins completed its run in 1970.

It features Richard M. Sherman; Robert B. Sherman in charge of musical score, and Edward Colman (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Mary Poppins (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Mary Poppins (film) is 139 minutes long. Mary Poppins (film) is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Dick Van Dyke as Bert, Karen Dotrice as Jane, Matthew Garber as Michael, Van Dyke also as Mr. Dawes Sr., David Tomlinson as George Banks, Daws Butler as Penguins, David Tomlinson as George W. Banks, Hermione Baddeley as Ellen, Ed Wynn as Uncle Albert, Arthur Treacher as Constable Jones, Arthur Malet as Mr. Dawes Jr, Reginald Owen as Admiral Boom, Don Barclay as Mr. Binnacle, Doris Lloyd as Depositor, Paul Frees as Horse, Dallas McKennon as Fox, Betty Lou Gerson as Old Crone, and Elsa Lanchester as Katie Nanna.

Mary Poppins (film) Quotes

Dick Van Dyke as Bert

  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Winds in the east, mist coming in. / Like somethin' is brewin' and bout to begin. / Can't put me finger on what lies in store, / But I fear what's to happen all happened before."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "All right, ladies an' gents. Comical poem. Suitable for the occasion, extemporized and thought up before your very eyes. All right, 'ere we go."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Room 'ere for everyone. Gather around."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "The constable; responstable. Now 'ow does that sound?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Hm."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "'Ello, Miss Lark, I've got one for you."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Miss Lark -- likes to walk -- in the park -- with Andrew."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Hello, Andrew."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Ah, Mrs. Corry, a story for you."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Your daughters were shorter than you; but they grew."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Goodbye, Mary Poppins, don't stay away too long."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Bert'll take care of you; like I was your own father. Now, who's after you?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Father is."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "What?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "It reminds me of me brother. He got a nice cushy job at a watch factory."
  • (Ed Wynn) "At a watch factory? What does he do?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "He stands about all day -- and makes faces."
  • (Ed Wynn) "He makes faces in a watch factory."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Uncle Albert, I got a jolly joke I saved for just such an occasion. Would you like to hear it?"
  • (Ed Wynn) "I'd be so grateful."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Well it's about me granddad, see, and one night he has a nightmare. He was so scared, he chewed his pillow to bits. Bits. In the morning, I says, "How you feel, Granddad?" He says, "Oh, not bad. A little down in the mouth.""
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "I always say there's nothing like a good joke."
  • (Ed Wynn) "No, and that was nothing like a good joke."
  • (Mary Poppins) "You know, you can say it backwards, which is "docious-ali-expi-istic-fragil-cali-rupus"; but that's going a bit too far, don't you think?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Indubitably."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Chim Chiminy, Chim Chiminy, Chim Chim Chiree. When you're with a 'sweep, you're in glad company."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Never was there a more happier crew, than them what sings Chim Chim Chiree Chim Chiroo. Chim Chim Chiminy Chim Chim Chiree Chim Chiroo --"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "It's just good clean soot, Michael."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Bert'll take care of you, just like I was your own father. Now who's after you?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Father is."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Now this im-posin' edifice what first meets the eye is the 'ome of Admiral Boom, late of His Majesty's Navy. Likes his house ship-shape, he does. Shipe-shape and Bristol fashion at all times."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Time gun ready?"
  • (Don Barclay) "Ready and charged, sir."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Three minutes and six seconds."
  • (Don Barclay) "Aye, aye, sir."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "What he's famous for is punctuality. The whole world takes its time from Greenwich, but Greenwich, they say, takes its time from Admiral Boom."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Wotcher, Admiral."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Good afternoon to you, young man. Where are you bound?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Number 17. Got some parties 'ere in town what wants to see it."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Enter that in the log."
  • (Don Barclay) "Aye, aye, sir."
  • (Reginald Owen) "A word of advice, young man: storm signals are up at number 17. Bit of heavy weather brewing there."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Thanks, sir. Keep an eye skinned."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Here we are, 17 Cherry Tree Lane, home of George Banks Esquire."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "'Ello, 'ello, 'ello. Admiral's right: heavy weather brewin' at number 17 and no mistake."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "It's true that Mavis and Sybil have ways that are winning, and Prudence and Gwendolyn set your heart spinning. Phoebe's delightful, Maude is disarming --"
  • (Daws Butler) "Janice, Felicia, Lydia --"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "-- charming. Cynthia's dashing, Vivian's sweet. Stephanie's smashing, Priscilla's a treat."
  • (Daws Butler) "Veronica, Millicent, Agnes, and Jane --"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "-- convivial company, time and again. Dorcas and Phyllis and Glynis are sorts I will agree are three jolly good sports, but cream of the crop, tip of the top; It's Mary Poppins, and there we stop."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "All right, I'll do it myself."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Do what?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Bit o' magic."
  • (Matthew Garber) "A bit of magic?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "It's easy. Let's see -- You think."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "You wink."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "You do a double blink."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "You close your eyes -- and jump."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Is something s'posed to happen?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Bert, what utter nonsense."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Why do you always complicate things that are really quite simple? Give me your hand please, Michael. Don't slouch. One -- two --"
  • (Mary Poppins) "He traveled all around the world, and everywhere he went, he'd use his word, and all would say, "There goes a clever gent.""
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "When dukes or maharajahs pass the time o' day wi' me, I say me special word and then they ask me out to tea."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Oh, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious, if you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "A typical English countryside, as done by a true and loving hand. Though you can't see it, there's a little country fair down that road and over the hill."
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "Not Royal Academy, I suppose. Still better than a finger in the eye, ain't they?"
  • (Dick Van Dyke) "What did I tell ya? There's the whole world at your feet. And who gets to see it but the birds, the stars, and the chimney sweeps."

Karen Dotrice as Jane

  • (Mary Poppins) "Silence please, it's time to go to sleep."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Oh we couldn't possibly go to sleep, so many lovely and excited things happened today."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Did they?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Yes. When we jumped into Bert's chalk picture."
  • (Matthew Garber) "And we rode the merry-go-round, and the horses jumped off --"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "And we all went riding down the country side."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Really?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Mary Poppins, don't you remember? You won the horse race."
  • (Mary Poppins) "A respectable person like me, in a horse race? How dare you suggest such a thing."
  • (Matthew Garber) "But I saw you do it."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Now not another word or I shall have to summon a policeman. Is that clear?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Not so fast please, I can't understand a word you're saying."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Again? Oh, the poor man."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Bless you."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Why yes, of course, there's not a moment to lose. I'll go straightaway. And thank you very much."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "What did he say?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "He said 'You're welcome.'"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "What else did he say?"
  • (Matthew Garber) "I don't think he said anything."
  • (Mary Poppins) "You know best, as usual."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Good morning, father."
  • (David Tomlinson) "'Morning."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Mary Poppins taught us the most wonderful word."
  • (Matthew Garber) "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."
  • (David Tomlinson) "What on Earth are you talking about, supercal -- super -- or whatever the infernal thing is?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "It's something to say when you don't know what to say."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, well, I always know what to say."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Lime cordial, delicious."
  • (Matthew Garber) "Strawberry. Mmm."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Rum punch. Quite satisfactory."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "An outing with father?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Yes."
  • (Matthew Garber) "I don't believe it."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "He's never taken us on an outing before."
  • (Matthew Garber) "He's never taken us anywhere."
  • (Mary Poppins) "However did you manage it?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Manage what?"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "You must have put the idea in his head somehow."
  • (Mary Poppins) "What an impertinent thing to say. Me, putting ideas into people's heads? Really."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Where's he taking us?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "To the bank."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Oh Michael, the city. We'll see all the sights and father can point them out to us."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Well, most things he can. Sometimes a person we love, through no fault of their own, can't see past the end of his nose."
  • (Karen Dotrice) ""Wanted: a nanny for two adorable children.""
  • (David Tomlinson) "Adorable. Well that's debatable, I must say."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "If you want this choice position, have a cheery disposition --"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Jane, I don't --"
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Rosy cheeks, no warts --"
  • (Matthew Garber) "That's the part I put in."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Play games, all sorts. You must be kind, you must be witty, very sweet, and fairly pretty --"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Well of all the ridiculous --."
  • (Mrs. Banks) "George, please."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Take us on outings, give us treats, sing songs, bring sweets. Never be cross or cruel. Never give us castor oil or gruel. Love us as a son and daughter, and never smell of barley water."
  • (Matthew Garber) "I put that in, too."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "If you won't scold and dominate us, we will never give you cause to hate us. We won't hide your spectacles so you can't see, put toads in your bed, or pepper in your tea. Hurry, nanny. Many thanks. Sincerely --"
  • (Matthew Garber) "Jane and Michael Banks."

Elsa Lanchester as Katie Nanna

  • (Elsa Lanchester) "I said my say, and that's all I'll say. I've done with this house forever."
  • (Mrs. Clara Brill) "Well, hip-hip-hooray. And don't stumble on the way out, dearie."

Paul Frees as Horse

  • (Horseman) "View halloo."
  • (Paul Frees) "Oh, yes, definitely. A view halloo."
  • (Dallas McKennon) "View halloo?"
  • (Dallas McKennon) "Faith and begora, 'tis them Redcoats again."

Matthew Garber as Michael

  • (Matthew Garber) "We better keep an eye on this one. She's tricky."
  • (Matthew Garber) "GIVE IT BACK."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Just as I thought; 'Extremely stubborn and suspicious.'"
  • (Matthew Garber) "I am not."
  • (Mary Poppins) "See for yourself."
  • (Matthew Garber) "'Extremely stubborn and sups -- '"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Suspicious. Now you, Jane."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Hmm. 'Rather inclined to giggle, doesn't put things away.'"
  • (Matthew Garber) "That's a funny sort of bag."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Carpet."
  • (Matthew Garber) "You mean to carry carpets in?"
  • (Mary Poppins) "No, made of."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Our first game is called Well Begun is Half-Done."
  • (Matthew Garber) "I don't like the sound of that."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Otherwise titled Let's Tidy up the Nursery."
  • (Matthew Garber) "I told you she was tricky."
  • (Matthew Garber) "Perhaps it's a witch."
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Of course not; witches have brooms."

Van Dyke also as Mr. Dawes Sr.

  • (Mr. Banks) "You see, Michael, you'll be part of Railways through Africa."
  • (Van Dyke also) "Exactly."
  • (Mr. Banks) "Dams across the Nile."
  • (Van Dyke also) "The ships, tell them about the ships."
  • (Mr. Banks) "Fleets of ocean greyhounds."
  • (Van Dyke also) "More, tell them more."
  • (Mr. Banks) "Majestic self-amortizing canals."
  • (Van Dyke also) "Oh, it fires the imagination."
  • (Mr. Banks) "Plantations of ripening tea all from --"
  • (Mr. Grubbs) "Tuppence: prudently, thriftily, frugally invested in the --"
  • (Van Dyke also) "To be specific --"
  • (Mr. Grubbs) "In the Dawes, Tomes, Mousley, Grubbs, Fidelity Fiduciary Bank."
  • (Van Dyke also) "While stand the banks of England, England stands; whoa, whoa --."
  • (Van Dyke also) "When fall the banks of England -- ENGLAND FALLS."

David Tomlinson as George Banks

  • (Mary Poppins) "I beg your pardon, are you ill?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "I hope not."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with facts."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Shut the window. That bird is giving me a headache."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Yes sir."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Quiet. You're giving the master a headache."
  • (Mrs. Banks) "I'm sorry, dear, but when I chose Katie Nana, I thought she would be firm with the children. She looked so solemn and cross."
  • (David Tomlinson) "My dear, never confuse efficiency with a liver complaint."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Ellen?"
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Yes sir?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Tell the other applicants they may go, the position has been filled."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "The others, sir?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, the others. How many nannies does she think we need in this house?"
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "The position has been filled."
  • (David Tomlinson) "A British bank is run with precision. A British home requires nothing less. Tradition, discipline, and rules must be the tools. Without them: disorder, catastrophe. Anarchy. In short, you have a ghastly mess."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Remember that the bank is a quiet and decorous place, and we must be on our best behavior."
  • (Matthew Garber) "But I thought it was your bank."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, well, I'm one of the junior officers, so in a sense it is. Sort of."
  • (David Tomlinson) "These silly words, like --"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Superca -- superca -- superca --"
  • (Mary Poppins) "Supercallifragilisticexpialidocious."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, well done. You said it."
  • (David Tomlinson) "A man has dreams of walking with giants. To carve his niche in the edifice of time. Before the mortar of his seal has a chance to congeal -- The cup is dashed from his lips. The flame is snuffed a-borning -- He's brought to wrack and ruin in his prime."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Now about my wages; the reference here is very obscure."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Very obscure."
  • (Mary Poppins) "We must be clear on that point, mustn't we?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, we must indeed."
  • (Mary Poppins) "I shall require every second Tuesday off."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Every Tuesday."
  • (Mary Poppins) "On second thoughts, I believe a trial period would be wise."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Hmm. I'll give you one week; I'll know by then."

Reginald Owen as Admiral Boom

  • (Reginald Owen) "Ghastly looking crew, I must say."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Glorious day, Mr. Binnacle, Glorious. No one sleeps this morning. Put in a double charge of powder."
  • (Don Barclay) "A DOUBLE charge? Aye, Aye, Sir."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Shake things up a bit, what?"
  • (Reginald Owen) "We're being attacked by hottentots."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Glorious day, Mr. Binnacle. Glorious. No one sleeps this morning. Put in a double charge of powder."
  • (Don Barclay) "A double charge? Aye aye sir."
  • (Reginald Owen) "Shake things up a bit, what?"

Arthur Malet as Mr. Dawes Jr

  • (Arthur Malet) "Ah, there you are, Banks. I want to congratulate you. Capital bit of humor, wooden leg named Smith."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Or, Jones, whatever it was. Father died laughing."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Oh, I'm so sorry, sir."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Oh no, nonsense, nothing to be sorry about. Never seen him happier in his life. He left an opening for a new partner."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Congratulations."
  • (David Tomlinson) "Oh thank you, sir, thank you very much indeed."
  • (Arthur Malet) "In 1773, an official of this bank unwisely loaned a large sum of money to finance a shipment of tea to the American colonies. Do you know what happened?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "Yes, sir. Yes, I think I do. As the ship lay anchored in Boston Harbor, a party of the colonists dressed as red Indians boarded the vessel, behaved very rudely, and threw all the tea overboard. This made the tea unsuitable for drinking. Even for Americans."
  • (Arthur Malet) "Precisely. The loan was defaulted. Panic ensued within these walls. There was a run on the bank."
  • (Van Dyke also) "From that time to this, sir, there has not been a run on this bank; UNTIL TODAY. A run, sir, caused by the disgraceful conduct of your son. Do you deny it?"
  • (David Tomlinson) "I do not deny it, sir, and I shall gladly assume responsibility for my son."

Ed Wynn as Uncle Albert

  • (Ed Wynn) "Speaking of weather, the other day when it was so cold, a friend of mine went to buy some long underwear. The shopkeeper said to him, "How long do you want it?" And my friend said, "Well, from about September to March.""
  • (Ed Wynn) "There is a way. And frankly, I don't like to think of it, because you have to think of something sad."
  • (Mary Poppins) "Then do get on with it, please."
  • (Ed Wynn) "Let me see -- I have the very thing: Yesterday, when the lady next door answered the door, there was a man there, and the man said to the lady, "I'm terribly sorry, I just ran over your cat.""
  • (Karen Dotrice) "Oh, that is sad."
  • (Matthew Garber) "The poor cat."
  • (Ed Wynn) "And the man said, "I'd like to replace your cat." And the lady said, "That's all right with me, but how are you with catching mice?""

Arthur Treacher as Constable Jones

  • (Arthur Treacher) "That's what I said, sir. Go fly a kite."
  • (Arthur Treacher) "Well, no, sir, no. I didn't mean you personally."
  • (Arthur Treacher) "That's what I said sir. Go fly a kite. No, sir, I don't mean you personally."
  • (Mrs. Banks) "Oh, George, you didn't jump into the river. How sensible of you."
  • (Arthur Treacher) "It's all right, sir, he's been found. No, alive. Or so I presume, he's a-kissin' the Mrs. Banks."
  • (Mrs. Banks) "I've been so worried, what happened at the ba --"
  • (Mr. Banks) "I've been sacked. Discharged. Flung into the street."
  • (Mr. Banks) "A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down. Tra-la-laaa-lalalalala."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Gone off his crumpet, that's what he's done. Dotty as you please."

Doris Lloyd as Depositor

  • (Lady in the Bank) "There's something wrong, the bank won't give someone their money."
  • (Doris Lloyd) "Well, I'm going to get mine. Come along, young man, every penny."

Betty Lou Gerson as Old Crone

  • (Betty Lou Gerson) "Come with me, my dears. Granny will hide you."

Hermione Baddeley as Ellen

  • (Hermione Baddeley) "It wouldn't hurt to have them drag the river. There's a nice spot there by Suffolk Bridge, popular with jumpers."
  • (Mrs. Banks) "Really, Ellen?"
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Gone off his crumpet, that's what he's done. Dotty as you please."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Coo, there's a whole queue of nannies outside, sir. Shall I show them in?"
  • (Mr. Banks) "Ellen, I said 8:00 and 8:00 it shall jolly well be. You see? 12 seconds to go. 10 -- 9 -- 8 --"
  • (Mrs. Banks) "Posts. 7 -- 6 -- 5 -- 4 -- 3 -- 2 -- 1."
  • (Mr. Banks) "Ellen, it is now 8:00."
  • (Hermione Baddeley) "Yes, sir."
  • (Mr. Banks) "I have told you time and time again, Ellen, that I dislike being hurried into things."

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