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A spoonful of sugar-forget the medicine

“There is a profound cynicism at the root of his, as of all, sentimentality.” — P.L. Travers, reviewing Walt Disney’s Snow White in 1937 Iam watching the 79-year-old “speculative fiction” writer Harlan Ellison on YouTube talking about Walt Disney, the author Pamela “P.L.” Travers, her fictional creation Mary Poppins and the just-released film Saving Mr. Banks, which is Disney’s best hope for Oscar glory at the next Academy Awards ceremony.

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  • Headline: A spoonful of sugar-forget the medicine
  • Publication: Perspective, Pages 80 on 12/22/2013
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