Memorabilia From Mary Poppins and More to Be Auctioned

When the famous musical film "Mary Poppins" premiered in 1964, no one could have predicted the important role it would play in film history. Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, the film combined live action animation with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. Mary Poppins, played by Julie Andrews in her feature film debut, also produced one of film's most memorable songs of all time. There isn't anyone who has seen the Disney classic that can't walk away to whistle or sing those famous lyrics - "Just a Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down..."

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, GWS Auctions will offer Julie Andrews' Crème Cotton Sleeveless Top and Western Underskirt with Lace Trim and Pink Ribbon Neckline (1964) worn by the actress as she portrayed the title role of Mary Poppins. The skirt has an interior Western Costume Co. label with the name Julie Andrews handwritten in ink which is faded due to age. This slip paired with the blue and white pinstripe dress worn in the infamous "Spoon Full of Sugar" musical sequence in the Banks House in the film is one of the most iconic pieces of film costumes ever to be offered. The film "Mary Poppins" received a total of thirteen Academy Award nominations, an unsurpassed record for any other film released by Walt Disney Studios. The film won a total of five. The film is widely considered to be Walt Disney's crowning achievement, being his only film to garner a Best Picture nomination during his lifetime.

Other extraordinary film highlights include Titanic (1997) Engine Room Workers Coveralls, Belt, Oil Rag and Can ensemble; a Rare Wizard of Oz (1939) Munchkin Frock Overcoat Designed by Adrian for the infamous 1939 MGM Production; a Mary Poppins (1964) Glynis Johns "Mrs. Winnifred Banks" Cream SILK Slip; The Big Lebowski (1998) Jeff Bridges "Jeffrey the Dude Lebowski" Hero Gutterballs Costume; a CLOSE ENCOUNTERS of the Third Kind (1977) Richard Dreyfuss "Roy Neary" Screen Worn Hero Mayflower Jumpsuit: Jim Carrey's "The Riddler" Batman Forever (1995) Green and Silver Glitter Shoes by UNDERGROUND Shoes with Original Box and many more piece of Hollywood history.

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