Mary Poppins, Goodbye

Mary Poppins, Goodbye

Mary Poppins, Goodbye (; translit.Meri Poppins, do svidaniya) is a Soviet two-part musical miniseries directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze. The movie's runtime is 141 minutes spread across two episodes/parts, "Lady Perfection" and "Week Ends on Wednesday". It is based on the Mary Poppins stories by P. L. Travers. The TV series was produced by Mosfilm for Gosteleradio. The official television premiere was on January 8, 1984.


The film is set in 1980s London, at Number 17, Cherry Tree Lane, where the Banks family lives, they are Mr and Mrs Banks and their children Jane and Michael. They are also hosting Mrs Banks' brother Robert Robertson, who is living in a tent in their yard. Robert is a singer and a poet, quickly improvising songs in difficult situations. Mr Banks keeps making unfortunate investments, putting a strain on their budget. The family is trying to find a new nanny “for the smallest income possible“, and soon after an advertisement is posted in a newspaper. In response, the mysterious lady called Mary Poppins arrives at their door.

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    contentLocation London
    director Leonid Kvinikhidze
    keywords bore drill drink end lock mary poppins morning old man read sing talk
    musicBy Maksim Dunayevsky
    productionCompany Mosfilm
    theme dance musical