Screened Out – Saving Mr. Banks

By : Stephen Miller
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Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell, Bradley Whitford, B.J. Novak, Jason Schwartzman

It was the momentous meeting of two magical personalities Walt Disney and Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers. He’d already changed the face of family entertainment forever, and he wanted to add her beloved children’s book to his pantheon of movie successes. He’d courted her for 18 years; she always said no. Then they met in 1961, and she said yes.

It took a fortnight of convincing, but she gave permission, and Disney made one of the most revered family films of all times, a winner of five Academy Awards.

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