Mary Poppins, 1964

It took Disney over two decades to persuade M.L. Travers, the author of the Poppins books, to allow the studio to bring

Kids' Books Come to Life

In Where the Wild Things Are, director Spike Jonze
enlists the stars to play the beasts that inhabit Maurice Sendak's magical world. Here are some other movies in which Hollywood chose to retell a children's classic
using real actors

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