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    The One Thing In "Mary Poppins" You Probably Didn't Notice As A Kid

    The movie isn't just about a flying nanny who sings "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."

    As a child, you probably thought Mary Poppins was the most magical movie in the world.

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    (And you were right.)

    Mary Poppins flew her way in with a bag of tricks, and took care of little hooligans Jane and Michael Banks.

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    Walt Disney Pictures / theyannibanni.tumblr.com

    But there was one important character you probably didn't pay attention to: Winifred Banks.

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    Jane and Michael's mother.

    Remember the colorful sash she wore over her blue dress? It says "Votes for Women."

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    You probably even sang "Sister Suffragette" as a child, but never fully understood the greatness of the lyrics.

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    ♫ "Our daughters' daughters will adore us, and they'll sing in grateful chorus, 'Well done, Sister Suffragette!'" ♫

    She sang "Political equality and equal rights with men!" in a children's movie. RELEASED 50 YEARS AGO.

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    YES, Winifred Banks.

    So it turns out Mrs. Banks was actually a feminist, and our little childhood selves never noticed it before.

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    Walt Disney Pictures / usedtobeaduchess.tumblr.com

    Well done, Disney.

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