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Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'
Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'

Though it's been nearly half a century since she played the winsome Jane Banks in the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins," Karen Dotrice still refers to Walt Disney as Uncle Walt. "He went out of his way to be solicitous," Dotrice, 58, said at her Brentwood home. "He brought my mother and my sisters over from England for the duration of the shoot and put us up in a beautiful house somewhere in the canyons that had an indoor heated swimming pool, which was a kick in the pants." But it wasn't until she saw "Saving Mr. Banks," which opens Friday, that she understood why Disney was so kind to her. The film revolves around the efforts of Disney (Tom...

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