Watch Julie Andrews' Sweet Acceptance Speech At The 1965 Oscars

Forty-eight years before "Saving Mr. Banks" hit theaters, Sidney Poitier presented Julie Andrews with an Academy Award for playing Mary Poppins. And she was very grateful to Walt Disney.

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Julie Andrews agreed to make "Mary Poppins" after she was turned down for the role of Eliza Doolittle in the film version of My Fair Lady.

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This was a slap in the face, considering she originally played Doolittle on Broadway and on London’s West End. The role went to Audrey Hepburn, instead.

Watch the full acceptance speech here.

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