Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. I’m sure that you all sang that word as you read it.
It’s the chorus of a song that appears, alongside so many other musical and visual wonders, in Robert Stevenson’s film Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
Mary Poppins is set in Edwardian London, in the first decade of the twentieth century. One day, an umbrella glides in through the sky and holding onto the handle is Mary Poppins. Through her magic and ...