wanted to make a feature film based on the books. Travers was fiercely protective of her property and felt Disney would ruin her stories.
She refused his advances for well over 14 years. Walt was a persistent man who knew a good story. He also had a personal crusade as he had promised his two daughters who loved the books that he would make that film. He bombarded Pamela for 14 years with letter full of flattery. He made transcontinental visits and plied her with constant attention. The persistence paid off when she even.
ildren and restores their family harmony, her methods aren't always the nicest or the sweetest in the books. In the Mary Poppins books, although the children's father Mr Banks is not an alcoholic and the mother wasn't an outright depressive, it is not hard to spot that the templates for the story were laid in that stormy night when she Puma Velvet Fenty was a mere 8 year old left to fend for her sisters. Sister SuffragettePL Travers suffered no fools, like Mary Poppins. She was fiercely independent and did not always reveal her biographical facts to interviewers. She didn't follow tradition. She never married, and despite rumours of a lesbian relationship continued to live with her companion Madge in that Sussex cottage for the rest of her life. She adopted an orphaned boy and brought him up as her son. Sadly the story of her adopted son Camillus is not filled with tales of good parenting.
sent him to a boarding school while she concentrated on her career. She also had a tendency to re imagine her past, giving different versions of her upbringing (she once said she was a happy child who grew up in a plantation to loving parents). In this she was as elusive and as mysterious as the magical nanny. Just like her creator, there is something edgy about the nanny, despite her sweetness, maybe this why children and adults love her so much. A Man has DreamsDuring World War II, PL Travers moved to Manhattan and was residing there when she was first contacted by Disney about the Puma Rihanna Purple